Although many different fruits and vegetables can be grilled or smoked, it is chile peppers that have a particular affinity for the open flame.
Last week we looked at Gringo Bandito Original and now we’re paying a visit to its green cousin. Habanero and serrano peppers bring their own blend of fire and flavor to the mix, which also contains garlic, more peppers, spices, and an unspecified mojo.
In addition to the numerous spices found in the curries of southern India, there is one other enormously important ingredient: the coconut.
Gringo Bandito being the project of The Offspring’s lead singer/guitarist Dexter Holland, I promise not to make any cheesy references to their music in the writing of this review of his fine product.
In Jamaica, much use is made of fresh peppers the most highly esteemed hot pepper being the ‘Scotch bonnet’, which has a wonderful perfume and flavour.
While exploring the multifaceted cuisines of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), Dave and his wife, Mary Jane, had the opportunity to experience Congo pepper fever on those two islands.
The people of the Andean region of Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia still eat basically Incan food that has been only slightly modified by the meats and vegetables introduced by the Spanish.