• The Fiery Foods and Barbecue Supersite
  • Recipe of the Day
  • All About Chiles
  • BBQ, Grilling & Smoking
  • Burn Blog
  • Videos
  • PodCast
  • Fiery Foods & BBQ Show
  • Scovie Awards
 Login / Logout






What is a Thai Chile and More PDF Print E-mail

 

Hi Dave:

 

Glad to find your site! Could you tell me difference between Thai chile, birds eye, African birds eye pepper, and what is the fast way to get the seeds out,thank you!

Mike

Hello Mike:

There is no such thing as a Thai chile as a variety, no matter what you hear or the seed packs you read. That's like saying there's a variety called "Mexican chile."  There are many, many different chiles in Thailand, from mild to wild. Bird's eye and African bird's eye are the same thing, a very hot, piquin-like chile grown in various African countries.  See our Pepper Profile on them, here. There is no fast way to get the seeds out.  The pods must be at their full ripened state, usually red.  Cut the pods open and put the seeds in an envelope.  Let them dry for several weeks before planting.

Dave

Comments (0)

Subscribe to this comment's feed

Write comment

smaller | bigger
security image
Write the displayed characters

busy
 

Copyright© 1997-2014, Sunbelt Shows, Inc.
No portion of this site may be reproduced in any medium
without the written permission of the copyright holder.