Recipe: Hot sauce with fennel seeds
September 07, 2009
Last year a friend gave me some Piri Piri Chili seeds from Portugal. They're hot chili peppers from Capsicum Frutescens species (like the famous Tabasco). The plant produces small pods 3 cm (1.2 in) long, that ripe from green to red.
I growed them and with the harvest I prepared an hot sauce, really quick, to serve with meat or bruschetta.
Hot sauce with fennel seeds
80g fresh red chilies
10 plum tomatoes or cherry tomatoes
1 tsp wild fennel seeds
Blend together chilies and tomatoes.
Garnish with fennel seeds.
Piri Piri (Capsicum Frutescens)
Heat: Very Hot
Taste/flavour: Not remarkable
Wall thickness: Thin
Plant productivity: Medium
Number of seeds per pod: Enough
Pod lenght: 3 - 4 cm
Plant height: 50 cm
Colour: From green to red.
Why grow it?:
To have many hot chilies, easy to dry and store.
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Hot sauces: ideas and recipes to use your chili harvests.
This joins to Think Spice - Chilies, an event started by Sunita's World.
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