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Fresh Thai Chillies

Michael Babcock, January 20th, 2010

Thai Chillies in Sukhothai

Chillies for sale in a market

Thai Chillies in Sukhothai

Here is a photo of some very fresh Thai Chillies, called prik kee noo in Thai. These. chillies are, indeed, fiery hot. Unlike some other hot peppers, the heat seems to build up and accumulate as you continue eating so that a dish, that at first bite did not seem that hot, can turn out to be very hot indeed!

We've already pictured Dried Red Chillies from the morning market in Suhkothai.:

Read about Thai Chillies – find out why they are called "mouse shit chillies" (prik kee noo).


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