Carême at home in New Zealand A glimpse into the life of a kiwi chef and teacher
Food for settlers in New Zealand used to be mutton, mutton, mutton and potatoes or potatoes. Not any more.
A Chinese chilli mystery
You may be wondering, if you care about these things as I do, why there is a chilli species called Capsicum chinense.
How the chilli pepper conquered China Foreign pepper finds a home
Chilli peppers took a few years to reach China after their initial encounter with Westerners, but rapidly became a very hot item.