The ultimate starter guide to making globally inspired hot sauces at home
The Hot Sauce Cookbook will have you wiping your brow, chugging water, and helping yourself to seconds. Using a variety of chiles and easy-to-find ingredients like vinegar and red pepper flakes, this comprehensive beginner’s guide shows you how to prepare 49 different sauces from scratch.
Find clear, safe instructions for everything from choosing chile peppers, to blending and bottling, to storing the finished product. You’ll explore tips for executing the perfect sauce and discover recipes like Smooth Salsa Verde and Papaya Chili Sauce that hail from all over the world.
- Hot sauce basics—Learn the core components of any hot sauce, how the heat level is measured, and a little bit of hot sauce history.
- Pepper profiles—Explore the unique qualities of 29 different chiles, including how they look and taste, how hot they are, and where they grow.
- Complementary recipes—Find 27 recipes that pair perfectly with your new sauces, like Curried Cauliflower and Buttermilk Fried Chicken.
Turn up the heat and expand your palate with an international collection of hot sauce recipes.
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Table of Contents
Part 1 Hot Sauce Basics
Chapter 1 Getting Started 3
Chapter 2 Glorious Chiles 9
Chapter 3 Cooking with Fire 19
Part 2 Recipes
Chapter 4 Central America and the Southwest 29
Chapter 5 Louisiana 59
Chapter 6 West Indies and the Caribbean 85
Chapter 7 Asia and the Pacific Rim 107
Chapter 8 Beyond 129
Recipe Index 141