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The 6  hottest UK hot sauces you can find in the big supermarkets

The 6 hottest UK hot sauces you can find in the big supermarkets

We've all bought something that said CAUTION EXTRA HOT with a skull symbol or 5/5 chilli peppers on the packet just to find that it’s merely a bit warm. Soooo disappointing – why do the big shops do that?  Price is the answer... as well as spice tolerance of the public. Average Joe isn’t a chilli head so what’s a little tingle to us is a heat challenge to most people, therefore big companies go lower on the heat as it’s more agreeable to the general public and costs them less money (both hot peppers and extract are expensive resources).  To save you from disappointment we have...

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3 things to look for when trying new hot sauce.

3 things to look for when trying new hot sauce.

Hot sauce is about so much more than just chillies and vinegar. Indulging in great sauce is a luxury on par with enjoying any fine wine, aged whisky or good cigar. It should be a memorable and complex experience.  The first step to really enjoying hot sauce though is learning what makes the good stuff so great. When thinking about recipes or trying to understand flavours it helps to break things down. That way you can compare, experiment, contrast and enjoy.  Think about it like wine tasting. Some are dry, some are sweet, some are fruity and so on. When you know the elements...

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3 things that make our super hot sauce 'Flying Fox' so special

3 things that make our super hot sauce 'Flying Fox' so special

You may be wondering why we're so excited? Well, this means we can make a new batch of our 'Flying Fox' super hot sauce. Here's 3 things that make it so special:   1. It uses 3 kinds of chilli.   We're all about creating a layered heat experience. Reapers are great for a heat that lasts, but if you want that punch you need to mix in some Habaneros too. Habs are much more fast acting and this means Flying Fox both comes on fast and gets REALLY hot. That all lays on a base of red chillies (Either fresh Serrano...

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RECIPE: Southern fried chicken strips with Smokey Buffalo sauce on a bed of cheesy hash browns

RECIPE: Southern fried chicken strips with Smokey Buffalo sauce on a bed of cheesy hash browns

Love chicken? Love hot sauce? So do I. I found myself with some leftovers so decided to knock up this easy and delicious recipe that marries comforting southern fried chicken with a twist on a classic Buffalo sauce using our own Smokey Dragon. Be sure to share your creations with us by tagging @Condimaniac on Instagram so that we can share 🤘    Serves 2 (No really, not like those terrible recipe’s that don’t give you enough)    Ingredients:  Chicken strips  1 pack of raw chicken strips  1 tbsp Cornmeal   2 tbsp Plain flour  1 tsp Salt   1 tsp Pepper  1 tsp Oregano  1 tsp Paprika  1 tsp...

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