- Ginger is substituted for mint
- I try to use exclusively yellow, orange or red hot peppers while for the mint jelly I use green
• Use gloves when handling hot peppers.
• If the Capsaicin (which is what makes the heat in Chilies) gets in your eyes you will be miserable for a while.
Capsaicin affects epithelial tissue especially in the non keratinized epithelium in the mouth, esophagus, nose, and eyes.