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Re: Malagueta Chilis = Hot Honey
« Reply #20 on: December 17, 2013, 12:22:48 PM »
Sounds great! My friend Van was going on and on last night about how bad his stomach hurt after eating a burrito with Fresh Trinidad Scorpions on it. Hopefully your honey ain't quite that ferocious!!

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Re: Malagueta Chilis = Hot Honey
« Reply #21 on: December 17, 2013, 12:36:59 PM »
Not at all...Scorpions are superhot. Beyond habanero hot. 300k+ Scoville units
These malaguetas are 60k-100k.
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Re: Malagueta Chilis = Hot Honey
« Reply #22 on: January 25, 2016, 11:34:03 AM »
Old thread, but you could probably substitute Thai chile's and get a similar result.

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Re: Malagueta Chilis = Hot Honey
« Reply #23 on: January 25, 2016, 02:30:33 PM »
Old thread, but you could probably substitute Thai chile's and get a similar result.
Thank you for bringing this thread back up. I've been looking at ways to infuse chile's into all sorts of things. Honey is an excellent idea!

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Re: Malagueta Chilis = Hot Honey
« Reply #24 on: January 25, 2016, 02:33:00 PM »
I was lucky enough to be a recipient of a bottle of Mmmph's hot honey - awesome.
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Re: Malagueta Chilis = Hot Honey
« Reply #25 on: January 25, 2016, 02:45:42 PM »
I've got to imagine the honey/chili combo was delicious. Over the weekend we received an order of seeds and a good part of the order was chili seeds.

Looking forward to growing them this year, but definately going to try this honey idea before then.

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Re: Malagueta Chilis = Hot Honey
« Reply #26 on: January 25, 2016, 02:51:01 PM »
Finding Malagueta Chilis is a pain in the rear. I could probably find thai chilis from a local vendor, pickle in vinegar, and infuse.

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Re: Malagueta Chilis = Hot Honey
« Reply #27 on: January 25, 2016, 03:00:12 PM »
I don't think you need to go to the trouble; it would work great with regular crushed red pepper flakes with a bit of vinegar added.
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Re: Malagueta Chilis = Hot Honey
« Reply #28 on: January 25, 2016, 03:48:57 PM »
We also have access to dried Birdseye chili. Maybe I'll try a little of both. What about regular whole dried chile? I assume just enough vinegar to turn it into a paste?

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Re: Malagueta Chilis = Hot Honey
« Reply #29 on: January 25, 2016, 03:53:36 PM »
Taste some Mike's before you start to get a sense for the vinegar component. You don't need a liquid/paste to infuse honey with dry chilies. The vinegar is important to the flavor all on it's own.
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Re: Malagueta Chilis = Hot Honey
« Reply #30 on: January 25, 2016, 04:25:56 PM »
50-50 honey and sriracha is in the neighborhood flavor-wise, but it thins out the honey a little too much and the color becomes a dark rust hue.  It might be just the thing for a commercial operation as it's a lot cheaper than Mike's.
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Re: Malagueta Chilis = Hot Honey
« Reply #31 on: January 26, 2016, 12:50:21 AM »
I worked with Kurtz at Paulie's. I never tried to make his honey, though. I've eaten so much of his hot honey I never wanted to have honey on pizza again. That being said, if I am going to have the stuff on pizza (and many places do it now,) I think hot honey is the way to go. Clover honey just tastes odd on its own to me

Taste some Mike's before you start to get a sense for the vinegar component. You don't need a liquid/paste to infuse honey with dry chilies. The vinegar is important to the flavor all on it's own.

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Re: Malagueta Chilis = Hot Honey
« Reply #32 on: January 26, 2016, 01:22:38 AM »
I worked with Kurtz at Paulie's.

Apologies for a side conversation on the thread, but I am very curious on how it was to work at Paulie Gees. I went there for the first time last year and had an exceptional experience. It felt like Paulie spent our entire meal sitting there talking with us. Impressive man, very humble and engaging.

I've often kicking around the idea of heading up there to apprentice with him.

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