Thai Chile Pepper

A Red Hot Guide to Our Favorite Chile Peppers

This is a partial field guide to peppers. With upwards of 2,000 kinds of chile peppers in the world, it's hard to catch 'em all, but we delved in and picked a peck: 19 of our favorite peppers, from...

Spur Chiles & Holy Basil?

by afdawson 2 months ago

Anybody have a lead on where to find thai spur chiles and holy basil? I haven't found spur chiles anywhere, and holy basil availability is very inconsistent. I've had the best luck in the Tenderl...

where to buy bird's eye chili?

by Torolover 11 years ago

Can't seem to find bird's eye chili. I've seen green chile, or large red chile, but I'm looking for bird's eye chile. Anyone know where to find it? Thanks!

Cooking hot sauce in wok

by PiperBob 5 years ago

I bought some Thai chilies and there were too many to use in food, so I decided to make some hot sauce. I got the recipe from the included link and followed it, except I used a little more garlic. ...

True bird chiles at Eataly

by MikeG 6 years ago

While the longer (1-2 inch) "Thai chiles" aren't that uncommon, one doesn't often see these very tiny ones around these parts, but I came across true "bird" or "rat dropping" chiles (พริกขี้หนู / p...

Thai chili oil/prik nam man

by luckyfatima 7 years ago

Can you recommend a brand of this that you like? I presume this is just coarsely pounded/ground dried red chile steeped in its frying oil? Or is this actually another way to label nam prik pao, ...

Reno - Thai Chili - love this place

c oliver
by c oliver 7 years ago

We've been here a few times over the last few years and always really like it so thought I'd give it a little shout out. It's an attractive place with very friendly service. And moderately priced...

Help me identify ingredient in Thai chili paste

by bmorecupcake 7 years ago

At a Songkran festival this month, I purchased a deep-red colored Thai chili paste which contains small, black, gummy-textured chunks of something I can't identify. I was told the paste contained ...

Can I substitute Gochujang for Thai Chili Paste?

michele cindy
by michele cindy 8 years ago

Planning to make Thai Red Curry Shrimp, all I have is gochujang paste. Can I sub it for the Thai chili paste?

Thai chile plant

by EMMTL 9 years ago

Hi At Jean Talon this summer I saw several vendors selling plants with what looked like some kind of thai chiles growing on them. I'd like to buy one for a friend as a gift and was wondering if ...

Finding Schezuan peppercorn / Thai chili flakes in Atlanta metro?

by neel2004 9 years ago

I've been looking for a place to buy Schezuan peppercorns and Thai chili flakes (the kind available at every Thai restaurant) in the metro Atlanta area. The pepper flakes I'm looking for are spici...

What to use for Thai chili powder in brownie recipe?

by IndyGirl 10 years ago

Hi all, Here's the recipe: http://globalasianculture.com/2010/thai-chili-brownie-with-cardamom-milkshake/ and in case you don't feel like clicking, here are the ingredients: 8 ounces 70% bitt...

Where can I get Thai chili powder locally?

by happygoose 10 years ago

I'm looking to buy Thai chili powder locally. I went to Indian grocery stores, Korean grocery stores and Chinese grocery stores. I can't seem to find them. The have many chili powder choices, b...

How long will unopened commercial thai chili pastes last?

by Bada Bing 11 years ago

My pantry has about a dozen containers of curry pastes that I bought before moving to this current address in 2005. They are plastic tubs, jars, or little cans of Maesri and Mae Ploy Green Curry...

Thai Chili Peppers

by mariacarmen 12 years ago

I'm not sure if this post actually goes here or on the SF/Bay Area Board . . . I'm in San Francisco and have been to a Thai restaurant called Osha Thai a couple of times. In their condiment tray ...

Where to buy bird's eye chili?

by abielr 12 years ago

Anyone know where to buy fresh bird's eye chilies in the Upper West Side or Morningside Heights? Thanks Abiel

AM Thai Chili Basil

by chowbie 12 years ago

Went to this Kensington hole in the wall last night. It's not a restaurant, just one table that is normally full of bags of food waiting to be delivered from the busy kitchen. But the extended Thai...

Thai Chili Peppers -- how to preserve

by PattiCakes 12 years ago

My husband's much loved Thai Chili Pepper bush is ready for harvesting. How do I preserve these babies so that DH can enjoy a slow burn all winter, or at least one major conflagration in December?

Canned Thai Chili Tuna - who knew?

by BobB 13 years ago

I saw a new (new to me, anyway) product in the supermarket recently and had to try it: Pastene brand canned tuna with hot chili pepper in oil. It was pretty good - the tuna itself was light and i...

Birds eye chili peppers in CT

by kofka 15 years ago

Does anyone know where to get the small hot peppers known as bird's eye or thai chilli peppers in greater Hartford? Also, if I do find them, can they be grown from seed???

Thai Chili Cuisine, Santa Clara

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 13 years ago

To make a long story short, half a dozen of us ended up for dinner at Thai Chili Cuisine (just off El Camino Real near the Santa Clara/Sunnyvale border) for dinner a couple of weeks ago, and I came...