How to Dry Chillies

The oldest, easiest, and most common way to preserve chillies is to dry them. Aside from a few of the thick-walled, meaty varieties such as ...

Why do some people love spicy foods?

For better or worse, the simple fact remains that we human beings are gluttons for the fiery, delicious pain of a hot, ripe chilli. But ...

The Chemistry of heat

Being that this website is dedicated to the pepper (Capsicum) it would be somewhat of an injustice not to include at least one post covering ...

The quick and easy guide to growing Chillies from seeds.

We know that sometimes we can be a bit too focused on details here at The Chilli Expert and you might not need a whole ...

Can I buy Pepper X?

Pepper X is the current but unverified ‘hottest pepper’ in the world, it supposedly clocks in at a maximum of 3.1 million scovilles. That being ...
Pepper Varieties

Trinidad Moruga Scorpion

The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion is a chili pepper originating from the village of Moruga in Trinidad and Tobago. It is the fifth hottest pepper in ...
Pepper Varieties

Komodo Dragon

Bedfordshire's own Komodo Dragon is the hottest chilli that you can buy on the high-street.
Pepper Varieties

Pepper X

Potentially the hottest chilli pepper in the world...ever! Pepper X
Pepper Varieties

Carolina Reaper

Acknowledged by the Guinness Book of Records as the worlds hottest chilli. Here is everything you need to know about the Carolina Reaper.
Pepper Varieties

Dragon’s Breath

Everything you need to know about the worlds third hottest chilli.
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