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Scotch Bonnet

The scotch bonnet pepper is widely used in Jamaican cooking. This species of chilli pepper is closely related to the Mexican habanero pepper and is similar in many respects.

Ripe scotch bonnet peppers come in many colours - most commonly green, red, yellow and orange. Peppers are small (about 2-4cm in diameter) and irregularly shaped. Scotch bonnet peppers are rounded with wrinkled, crenulated flesh, similar in shape to a Chinese lantern or a traditional Scottish bonnet (for which they are named).

The scotch bonnet pepper is one of the hottest varieties in the world - use with extreme caution!




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