A Spicy South African Adventure

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Per-Peri Peppers

Chile peppers lured us to South Africa. One was a popular pickled pepper that was the focus of a plant patent matter that I was consulting on. The other was the Peri-Peri, the principal pepper used in the hot sauces of Nando’s, a large chain of spicy chicken restaurants based in South Africa. The adventure began with email from Derek Harms, … Read More

A Ponga, Some Yellowtails, and Mexican Sashimi

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Mexican Sashimi

Mary Jane and I fell in love with the little town of Todos Santos on the Pacific Coast of Baja California Sur, just north of Cabo San Lucas. We stayed at the Hotel California (is that fitting, or what?) and met the chef there, Dany Lamote. I persuaded Dany to speak with the local fishermen and hire them to take … Read More