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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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Hot Sauce Review: M&S Extra Hot Chilli Sauce

Hot Sauce Review: M&S Extra Hot Chilli Sauce

HOT SAUCE REVIEW - It’s time again to look outside our own bottles and see what the scene has to offer. We stay informed and you get to discover new sauces. Next up is @marksandspencer Extra Hot Chilli Sauce (Review by @kierkemp)_Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Heat:🔥🔥🔥Origin: National, UK._👁 It’s a pretty simple 160g bottle. This is classic M&S own brand. It’s kind of fine but not very imaginative and nowhere near what some of the artisan sauce brands produce label wise. Then again it’s like £2 so...._👃 It smells like smoked paprika mostly, kind of like BBQ sauce. I’m not really detecting much in the...

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The Art of Heat – How hot is hot?!

The Art of Heat – How hot is hot?!

Everyone experiences heat differently. From people that find Cumberland sausages spicy to seasoned competitive eaters who munch down raw chillies like they’re little apples, the scale is immense, and no two people will ever have exactly the same tolerance.  This makes answering the question “How hot are your sauces” tricky but let’s explore some ways you can rate hot sauces and make better choices!    The Scoville scale is more a guide than an exact science.  When trying to gauge heat lots of people rely on the trusty Scoville scale to give them an answer. However even this isn’t massively reliable...

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Hot Sauce Review: Cantina Chilli Chimi

Hot Sauce Review: Cantina Chilli Chimi

HOT SAUCE REVIEW - It’s time again to look outside our own bottles and see what the scene has to offer. We stay informed and you get to discover new sauces. Next up is @cantinauk Chilli Chimi (Review by @kierkemp)_Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Heat:🔥🔥 Origin: London, UK._👁 I reviewed the original a year or so ago and the bottle is still beautiful. Lovely design and they’ve gone to the effort of adding some texture to the label which gives it some real class._👃 The smell of this is so enticing. Think rich olive oil with a sour tinge and then heaps of fresh herbs. Topped...

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