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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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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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Indian nachos recipe

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Indian nachos recipe

Everybody loves nachos. And why wouldn't they? They taste amazing and they are so easy to share. It's the perfect dish to whip up when you have a few people over to your house. What some people don't know is that nachos are in fact incredibly easy to make. And the best part is that unless you want to be incredibly authentic, you can easily make a great tasting nachos dish from the kind of ingredients you find around a typical Indian pantry... all you need is a couple of bottle of PICO sauces and the no-brainer recipe below, and...

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3 ways to deal with Bhut Jolokia

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3 ways to deal with Bhut Jolokia

We all love the taste of PICO's Bhut Jolokia Hot Sauce. It sets your mouth on fire in a way that no other sauce could ever do. But that's not all - India's spiciest sauce also happens to be one damn tasty sauce too. We don't just throw in a bunch of super hot chillies and hope it almost kills you, at PICO we take the whole R&D process way more seriously. As a result, PICO's sauce has a wide range of spices and herbs that make this sauce smokey, aromatic and incredibly delicious.  "But how do I eat it...

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Which chilli is the spiciest?

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Which chilli is the spiciest?

There's a bit of a debate going round about which chilli is actually the hottest. We proud Indians still declare the great Bhut Jolokia as the hottest chilli in the world. After all, didn't The Guinness Book of World Records share our view? If so, then where is the disagreement? It turns out that there are a few candidates for the world's spiciest chilli, and tragically, it doesn't look like our beloved Bhut Jolokia wears the crown anymore. The Bhut Jolokia chilli was dropped from the Guinness World Record in 2012. That said, our Naga crop is still damn spicy, and...

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