July 2, 2019

Spiciness isn’t a flavour, not like sweet or sour - it’s just the result of the activation of pain receptors in the body. The chemical that causes the spiciness in chilli peppers is capsaicin, which is what creates the burning sensation when...

July 1, 2019

Nutrition facts

The nutrition facts for 1 tablespoon (15 grams) of raw, fresh, red chili peppers are:

  • Calories: 6

  • Water: 88%

  • Protein: 0.3 grams

  • Carbs: 1.3 grams

  • Sugar: 0.8 grams

  • Fiber: 0.2 grams

  • Fat: 0.1 grams


March 5, 2018

In terms of the Scoville scale, fresh chocolate habaneros tend to hit around 425,000 – 577,000 Scoville heat units. That can easily be double the heat of a regular habanero. Versus the Red Savina, chocolate habaneros are very similar in terms...