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Our Bhut Jolokia is ON FIRE!!!

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Our Bhut Jolokia is ON FIRE!!!

Hey!  You may have been trying to order some of your favourite sauce recently and noticed that our Bhut Jolokia is regularly out of stock. See, when our re-branded Pico range of sauces came back on line that the beginning of this year, we were expecting the same kind of interest that we were getting when we were fully stocked last year. To our (happy) surprise, it looks as though a lot has changed while we've been gone. It turns that news has spread about the return of Pico's Signature Bhut Jolokia Sauce to the online shelves and since our...

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New Year, New Pico.

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New Year, New Pico.

Friends, Family, Foodies. Hello! And Happy New Year. Just like every other year we can't wait to get 2018 off to a cracking start. But this time, our enthusiasm comes from more than just a few well-intentioned resolutions and the lingering taste of Christmas pudding in our mouths.  This year we've made some changes. In fact, we've changed everything. Today if you take a look at our product page you may not recognise any of the packaging that you find on our site. That's right, go and have a look and then come back an keep reading.  So you may have...

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Combat the 4pm Hunger Pangs!

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Combat the 4pm Hunger Pangs!

Imagine this setting: you’re done with lunch and you've gone back to your desk with a massive to do list in front of you. Then just as you're getting back into the flow and ticking off those tasks like anything, the inevitable happens: its 4 pm and you are raging with hunger.You want to have a bhel, vada pav, sandwich, heck whatever comes in front of you. To make matters worse, your colleague on the next table is talking about muffins and cookies. Seems like a situation that even the most well-disciplined and diet conscious fail to combat. Time for...

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How to deal with a spicy mouth

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How to deal with a spicy mouth

Have you ever taken a bite of something, and realised that camouflaged under some unsuspecting vegetable was actually a big piece of chilli that was about to blow your mouth off? Or maybe you had a Dr. Pepper moment and just went straight in and bit off the end of a chilli pepper thinking "what's the worst that can happen"?  Don't worry, you're not alone. Every so often a rogue chilli creeps onto your plate and by the time you realise what's happening your mouth is aflame and won't return to normal for at least 10 minutes. Perhaps, like some of...

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For the love of chutney

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For the love of chutney

For Millenia, Indian food has gone hand in hand with a green chutney. Whatever you're eating, whichever Indian restaurant you may be in across the globe, you will find yourself dipping something tasty into a fresh green chutney. Here in India, so many homes across the country will whip up a chutney in time for a meal, whether it uses coriander or mint as its base, flaming hot with green chillies or cooled down with dahi, water based or whizzed with mustard oil.  So why is it, when you walk into a grocery shop, you see stacks of pickles all...

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