Author: Shaun (Shaun Gill)

Devon Chilli Man POW! Sauce Review
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Devon Chilli Man POW! Sauce Review

Opening the door to the postman I was getting excited, as I knew they were handing over my latest order from The Devon Chilli Man. Along with some of my usual bits and bobs, inside the box were a couple of unknowns to me and this includes POW! sauce. The service from Cliff Hyslop (owner...

Daddy Cool’s Jamokie Chipotle Jam Review
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Daddy Cool’s Jamokie Chipotle Jam Review

Those that know me, know that I’m not a fan of chilli jams; there’s just something about the extreme sweetness couple with heat that I just don’t get. Don’t get me wrong, I normally love the flavour of jams and I can appreciate the heat levels that some makers take them to, I just don’t...

Scoville Scale
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Scoville Scale

The Scoville Scale, or Scoville Heat Units (SHU) is what we use to measure the potency of chilli peppers, or more specifically, the concentration of the capsaicin molecule.

Can Chilli Cure a Cold?
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Can Chilli Cure a Cold?

The short answer is “no”, but chilli can help in other ways if you’re suffering from a cold. Here’s why… Chilli is an effective decongestant. Think about it, when you eat really spicy foods it makes your nose run and your eyes water. The reason for this is that the capsaicin contained within the chilli irritates the...

Welcome to the Chilli Pot!
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Welcome to the Chilli Pot!

Welcome to what will (hopefully) be the latest and greatest resource about all thing chilli! I’ll be your host for this evening. Well, I’ll be your host going forwards I guess! Who am I? I’m Shaun – I’m a web developer from Sleaford, and I have an obsession with food. Namely curries, but really anything...