Peppers of the annuum species were transferred into what is now the American Southwest twice—first by birds and then by people.
Editor’s Note: This is the second half of our story on curry controversies. You’ll find part one here.
The following is part II of an excerpt from The Habanero Cookbook, by Dave DeWitt and Nancy Gerlach. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 1995.
The following is an excerpt from The Habanero Cookbook, by Dave DeWitt and Nancy Gerlach. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 1995.
I assume that Douglas’s tongue was firmly planted in his cheek when he wrote the above assessment, but his comment hints at a wide range of opinion about curry.
In astrology, the chile pepper falls under the dominion of Mars, ancient god of war, so that should be some indication of respect.
“The True Story of the Conquest of New Spain” was authored by Bernal Díaz del Castillo, a Spanish soldier in the conquistadors’ army.