Africa: A Continent of Chiles

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By Dave DeWitt An Excerpt from Precious Cargo: How Foods From the Americas Changed the World(Counterpoint Press, 2014). Available here. The high priest of African chiles was Laurens van der Post, the South African author who wrote, “The man who has become hooked on piri-piri hungers for his favorite dish like a junkie for heroin, because the person who has …

A Peri-Peri Good Time: Spiced-Up South Africa

A Peri-Peri Good Time: Spiced Up South Africa

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Story by Dave DeWitt Photos by Dave DeWitt and Mary Jane Wilan Recipes by Rochelle Schaetzl and Nancy Gerlach Recipes: Peri Q Sweet and Sticky Chicken Wings Roasted Reds Tomato and Vodka Soup Ricotta Gnocchi with Nando’s Roasted Reds and Wilted Spinach Casserole Peri Peri Nutty Chicken Whisky Maple Pear and Peri Peri Ice Cream Chile peppers lured us to …