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Carolina Reaper – Dangerously Hot

Carolina Reaper

In a report on the BBC in April a man ate a Carolina Reaper pepper and ended up in hospital with a massive migraine. Doctors seem to think the pepper constricted the blood to his brain. LINK to story on BBC. How did we get here? Well starting with Tabasco people have loved hot sauce […]

Where Did the name scotch bonnet come from?

  Scotch Bonnet The Scotch Bonnet supposedly comes from the Tam O Shanter. But I wonder whether a Scottish woman in the Caribbean, or more likely a soldier.  See the examples and what do you think? Whether a lady from a ship or a soldier passing by, some old market lady maybe in Jamaica saw […]