Azorean hot chili pepper sauce
Taste delicious Azorean hot chili pepper sauce and you will no longer stop using it in your cooking. In the last few years, consumption of all peppers has…
Malagueta - Piri-piri" means "pepper-pepper" in Swahili language (East African coast language). In Portugal it specifically refers to a small-fruited variety that resembles a piquin. It is a small member of the Capsicum genus. It's a curious story though how it came to Portugal and conquer this half of the world.
Piri-piri" means "pepper-pepper" in Swahili. After Columbus brought back chile seeds to the Iberian Peninsula on his second voyage to the New World, Portuguese traders carried the seeds to their African colonies of Angola and Mozambique and latter on to Azores. A little red fire capsule that has had quite an influence on the cuisine of Portugal namely with Piripiri sauce.