The Bastard Hot Talent

Welcome to The Bastard Hot Talent, a unique collaboration between Westlandpeppers, The Bastard and TV chef Per de Man, where we search for the ultimate hot sauce. In this YouTube series, we invite you to explore the world of hot sauces and push your culinary boundaries. Watch the episodes here.

Scale of Scoville & spiciness

Chili contest package Westlandpeppers

Not sure which chillies to order? Or in doubt about how spicy a particular product is? Check out our blog with a full scoville scale of all our fresh and dried chillies here! How spicy do you dare?

Fermentation kit: Make your own Hot Sauce!

We have put together a special fermentation kit to make your own fermented hot sauce. Fermentation gives your hot sauce just that deeper flavour explosion. Is it difficult? Not at all! Watch a video here with extra explanation and read about the basic tips.

New hottest pepper in the world: Pepper X

For more than a decade, the Carolina Reaper dominated the super hot world as the number one hottest pepper in the world. Until Pepper X took its place as the hottest pepper in the world in 2023. Read our blog with more information here.

Tips for taking care of your curry plant

Curry plant Westlandpeppers

We are currently selling some curry plants (only for pick up at our location) and in doing so, we get a lot of questions about how to grow and take care for the curry plant. Read our blog with important basic tips here.

Nutrients and deficiencies for your chili pepper plant

Pepper plant deficiency symptoms Westlandpeppers

There are a lot of chili pepper lovers who, apart from loving to eat hot peppers, also enjoy growing their own. In this blog, you will find a brief overview of which nutrients are needed for healthy growth of your pepper plants.

Red chillies VS. Green chillies

Fresh chilli peppers Westlandpeppers

Chili peppers come in many different colors, from orange to brown and you even have purple chili peppers, but the most common colors are still red and green. Read our blog about the differences between red and green chili peppers here.

How to dry your own peppers

Zelf pepers drogen Westlandpeppers

Have some fresh chili peppers left over? You can easily dry them yourself. Read our blog on how to do that.

Jalapeño VS. Chipotle

Jalapeno VS Chipotle

The jalapeño and the chipotle are two popular peppers. Although they are actually the same pepper, they are very different and are sometimes mixed up. Read our blog about the differences and similarities between the jalapeño and chipotle.

Substitute for a Lemon habanero chili in a dish

Madame Jeanette substitute Westlandpeppers

Fresh Lemon habanero / Madame Jeanette chillies out of stock in our webshop? No problem, because in this blog you can read about the different ways to replace a Lemon Habanero pepper in a dish.

The best way to store fresh herbs

Fresh herbs Westlandpeppers

Fresh herbs add a delicious flavour to your dishes, but often have a short shelf life. Read our blog on how to keep them fresh for longer. And also what you can do if you want to keep fresh herbs for a longer time, for example if you have some left over.

The best way to store dried chillies

Dried chilli peppers Westlandpeppers

The drying process extends the life of peppers considerably, they spoil less, but they can also lose their flavour or shelf life after drying if not stored properly. Read our blog on how to keep them in good condition for a long time here.