By John Timmer
I’ve had food purporting to be Hunan style in New York City, home to many people of Chinese extraction, many of whom have done little to nothing to assimilate to US culture. So, by that standard, I should have been prepared.
One of the featured ingredients of Hunan cooking is the cayenne pepper, and I’ve grown them from seeds for several years. So, by that standard, I should also have been prepared.
I was completely unprepared for Hunan cooking.
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