My buddy in New Zealand, Harvey Yeager, is one of the most interesting people I’ve ever met. A little while back, he kicked me two bottles of New Zealand’s Gringo Killer sauces to play with here in the U.S. When I saw one was named Wood smoked bhutt burn gourmet chilli sauce, I knew this wasn’t going to be a gastronomical cakewalk. And I was right.
Some like it hot. And some like it really hot. Superhot varieties of peppers are gaining in popularity and making a space for themselves in the hot pepper market along with their popular pepper cousins, the jalapeño, serrano and habañero.