Blog — African pepper
South African spicy chicken is rising in popularity across North America and beyond. In Canada, a well-known food chain to get your Peri-Peri fix is the food franchise Nando’s; you can taste their sauces within their restaurants or buy your bottles in over 3,000 retail outlets. Despite evolving challenges in recent years, Peri-Peri chicken has persisted in consumer tastes. What is Peri-Peri? Peri-peri, also known as Piri-Piri or Pili-Pili, means “pepper pepper” in Swahili, a language spoken in South East Africa. Peri-Peri’s main ingredient comes from a chili— specifically the African Bird’s Eye chili. Despite the name, chilies are not...