Now, when it comes to hot sauces for many people a drop or two of Tabasco Sauce is all that’s needed to get the taste buds tingling and the eyes watering but for a great number of people Tabasco Sauce just doesn’t do it, not even if you dispense it from a 1 gallon jug!
Thankfully hot sauce lovers can rejoice in the delights that can be found at Scorchio, one of the UK’s premier importers of hot sauces from around the world. A personal favourite of mine is the 1 gallon jug of Frank’s Red Hot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce which I favour over Tabasco – it goes great on chips. Yes, it comes in a plastic jug compared to Tabasco’s glass one however it’s also around £50 less for what, I think, is a better hot sauce.
If you are a hot sauce virgin then you may be unfamiliar with the likes of Blair’s After Death Sauce, CaJohn’s Jolokia 10 Hot Sauce or Cambridge Chilli Farm’s Smoked Scotch Bonnet & Red Pepper Sauce but those are just 3 of the myriad of sauces that Scorchio will sell you, don’t worry, not everything requires an asbestos mouth so you can gradually ease yourself into the pleasurable world of pain.
So, whether you’re a hot head or not you’ll want to explore Scorchio’s range which is not just limited to hot sauces. You’ll find their virtual isles laden with salsas, spices, rubs, chocolates, popcorn, peas and of course crisps, to name but a few, if you can throw heat into it, Scorchio probably sell it!
If you want something fresh and hot consider trying Mark Gevaux’s hot sauces Holy Fuck and Christ on a Bike, you may know Mark better by his other moniker The Rib Man.