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Author Topic: How do you buy hot chilli?  (Read 889 times)

Offline Cyanea

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How do you buy hot chilli?
« on: September 13, 2017, 10:53:16 PM »
I keep buying tame chili peppers that have no kick.


Is there a word or label to recognize which chillis are hot vs the non-spicy ones?
Catch my drift?

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Re: How do you buy hot chilli?
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2017, 07:29:32 AM »
The green ones tend to be hotter than the red ones.

I just take my chances.

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Re: How do you buy hot chilli?
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2017, 07:30:06 AM »
I think what you're looking for are the cheong-yang gochu (청양 고추).

Check this page out for all your gochu needs  :azn:

http://bburikitchen.com/korean-chilies-101

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Re: How do you buy hot chilli?
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2017, 04:48:48 AM »
I think what you're looking for are the cheong-yang gochu (청양 고추).
Cheongyang peppers are the closest thing to "hot" peppers here.

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Check this page out for all your gochu needs  :azn:

http://bburikitchen.com/korean-chilies-101
Whoever made that blog missed the number 1 reason peppers were readily adopted in Korea: they helped preserve the kimchi through the winter months better than the method used before. It was a matter of survival, and they did the trick.