Wednesday, November 19, 2008

The Dorset Naga

Rumour has it that the Dorset Naga may be one of the hottest chilis ever grown. As someone who enjoys his food spicy, I decided to drop by The Mission, a local burrito place here in Oxford, as they're currently serving their food with the option of having salsa made from this wonderfully spicy pepper.

So how spicy is it? I still don't remember the name of that hot sauce with the rooster on the front. You know the one -- it has a green cap and is in virtually every Chinese restaurant in Toronto and New York. I go through a bottle in a month or two... I put it on everything.

And yet, eating that burrito yesterday made me want to cry. I almost lost the battle, and having won once against the salsa, I'll gladly say I'll likely never fight it again. I'll still to the rooster variety of chilis. :)


Anonymous said...

It's called Sriracha. Can you find it in oxford? Are you going to have ask friends and family to import for it?

Wojciech said...

Thank you!!

Since I don't cook for myself right now, I don't think it'd be nice to carry a big bottle of Sriracha around with me to restaurants. I'll stick to "local" Oxford spice, for now. :P