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Presented by: Rocio Carvajal Food history writer, cook and author.
The history of chilies is the history is part of the backbone of Mexico’s gastronomy, their culinary use stretches for more than 9000 years and chillies today are much more than a condiment but a true symbol of cultural identity.
This episode explores many little-known aspects of chillies, their biology, chemistry, evolution, cultural significance, global dissemination and culinary uses.
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