I grew alot of thai chili my brother took some then ate them,
he screamed for hours not my fault
I had a ton of pepers mostly jalepenos some plants were very hot while some were very mild,I usualy make salsa with onions,tomatoe,salt,jalepenos,cilantro and some other stuff very chunky salsa. In hawaii I had a ton of thai chilies there was this chinese guy who used to use my chilies(hot thai) on his salads in large amount as a salad topping the same ones that made my brothers scream for hours. Next year I wanna grow a large variety of hot pepers not atomic but warm and flavorfull for salsa.
Peppers and tomatoes grew very well in hawaii thuse they were easy for me.
Thanks for answering my question Finch. I did a little research and found the following:
The Origins of Chile Peppers
By Eric Vinje, Cosmic Chile
Christopher Columbus didn't just sail the ocean blue and discover the New World in 1492 while trying to find a short cut to the East Indies. He sampled a plant, thought it was a relative of the black pepper, and dubbed it a "pepper."
So began several hundred years of misinformation about chile peppers. Unlike what Christopher Columbus thought, they aren't related to black pepper and they didn't originate in India.
Hot chile peppers actually came from somewhere in South America. There they were known as Aji (technically there should an accent over the "I" leaning towards the right). Chile peppers, which hail from the genus Capsicum are not related to black pepper. Instead they are members of the nightshade (Solanaceae) family and are related to tomatoes, cherries and eggplant.
"Well into the 19th century, most Europeans continued to believe that peppers were native to India and the Orient, until Alphonse de Candolle, a botanist, produced convincing linguistic evidence for the South America origin of the genus Capsicum," states MSN.com's Foodies Corner.
Whether you call them aji or chile peppers, these plants were likely first cultivated as early as 5000 BC. By 1492, Native Americans had domesticated at least four species. In the West Indies, Columbus found several different capsicums cultivated by the Arawak Indians.
Columbus might not have been right about the origins, but he did help popularize chile peppers. (A chile by any other name will be just as hot, right?) He brought back samples to the Iberian Peninsula and they quickly spread about the world. And if you think that today's hot sauce explosion is amazing, check this out. According to the Foodies Corner of MSN.com, roughly 50 years after Columbus brought home peppers, they were being cultivated on all coasts of Africa, India, Asia, China, the Middle East, the Balkans, Central Europe and Italy. Peppers spread faster than kudzu.
And although Columbus brought peppers to Spain, it was the Portugese traders who actually spread their use and cultivate, according to the Foodies Corner. Portuguese trading partners in turn spread peppers to Asia and the Arab world by the early 1500s. The Turks reportedly brought the chile pepper to Hungary in the mid-15th century.
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That’s really interesting. I never knew the mistake was cleared up with linguistic evidence.
For anyone who’s interested, there is a really good site on spices with an emphasis on its uses on asian cuisine here- its really detailed, so it migt be more than you wanted to know, but its really interesting and probably the best source out there- history, uses, biochemical composition etc/
Gernot Katzer’s Spice Pages http://www.uni-graz.at/~katzer/engl/index.html
With really good detailed articles on chili/ hot peppers