Right are South Indian Green Chillies. Remember many of the chilli contests/tricks from the past ([links no longer available]).
Well, I’m unhappy to announce that those chillies were tame compared to what we ate last night in the TW chilli eating contest. All I can say is Sri Lanka is the only place in the world where I’ve feared for the survival of my tongue… and this was a pretty close second. And, I only ate one chilli and chased it with a heck of a lot of curds.
None of us even came close to the current TW record of 12, which is currently held by Ola Bini. Jake was last night’s winner with 3 (second photo below).
(P.S. For once I can’t be blamed for the Chilli contest. It was Roy who orchestrated it. It is a long-standing TW tradition.)