04 Jan Smoky Fire-roasted Ghost Pepper Turkey Chili

Turkey chili? What’s this, then?! Well, at the time of this writing, the holidays have been upon us, have come and gone, mountains of heavy, fatty foods have been had, washed down with gallons of drinks. Maybe, just maybe, it’s time for us to have something a little different. Something comforting and filling but less...

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21 Apr Spicy Lamb Pizza – Easter Lamb Reinvented!

Well, it's been a quiet week here in Johan-land. First and foremost, I've been taken my first time off in 2014 and secondly I've been spending a few packed days in the comforting company of friends and family. Aside from being an important religious holiday, to most Danes Easter means exactly two things: an extended weekend...

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31 Oct Hot & Sweet: Ghost Chili and Spiced Rum Syrup

I’ve been having a lot of fun doing ghost chili related recipes lately, and apparently it has been gathering some attention. My ghost chili and mango hot sauce recipe was the first post on this blog to hit 100 views in under six hours (by the way, thank you for that, dear readers) and people...

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29 Oct Ghost chili and licorice jerked beer chicken

Yes, you read the title correctly. I’ve recently done a jerk chicken that involved not only the ghost chili, one of the world’s hottest peppers, but also a touch of licorice. It all came about thanks to an abundance of ghost chilies as well as a generous donation of licorice from Danish licorice wizard Johan...

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27 Oct Bringing the heat: Ghost Chili Mango hot sauce recipe

As the regular and attentive reader will by now have figured out, I’m quite big on chilies. And with it being harvest season for Danish chili growers, I’ve been quite blessed in terms of donations over the last couple of weeks. Most notably so, I’ve recently received a donation of a pound of ghost chilies from...

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