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Spicy Condiments - Pikliz Perfected

The Spicy Science of Condiments: How Spicy Peppers Enhance Flavor

Let's now explore in more detail the function of hot peppers in the world of condiments. Spicy Peppers: The Heat Behind Condiments Jalapenos, habaneros, and serranos are just a few examples of the spiciest peppers. The substance that gives these peppers their heat and spiciness is a chemical known as capsaicin. Despite not being one of the five major sensations, spice plays a big role in how we perceive flavors. Spicy peppers improve the gastronomic experience in the following ways: Capsaicin Activation: When you consume a condiment rich in capsaicin, it interacts with receptors on your tongue, leading to the...

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Alexandra's Pikliz - Pikliz Perfected

From Sweet to Fiery: Exploring the Flavorful Difference between Traditional Pikliz and Alexandra's Pikliz"

Written by: Alexandra Baker Pikliz is a beloved Haitian condiment that is known for its tangy, spicy, and slightly sweet flavor, which I love. I grew up in a Haitian household where pikliz was a staple in our meals. This traditional relish is typically made by pickling shredded cabbage, carrots, onions, and bell peppers in vinegar and spices. However there has been a rise in unique variations of this classic condiment, including my very own Alexandra's Pikliz Spicy Pepper Relish. So, what sets Alexandra's Pikliz apart from traditional pikliz? The main difference lies in my use of chili peppers instead...

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