Dear The Love of Chilies Fans, I’m Anna Yukiko Bickenbach and the newest member to The Love of Chilies family. I was very fortunate to grow up as a “Third Culture Kid,” lucky to call myself an American-Okinawan, and that I am able to live in Berlin, Germany. It is my determination to help scale […]
Dear Chili Friends, it took longer than we thought, but it was well worth the wait. The 2014 The Love of Chilies harvest is here, ready to spice up your taste buds. We feel that this harvest was the most flavorful and spicy ever. But we think this every year, when we have nature’s rich […]
At The Love of Chilies, we are always on the lookout for new and interesting facts about chilies. There have been many reports in recent years about the health benefits of chilies. In this blog post, we summarize the articles we have found the most interesting in the past weeks, discussing health effects of chilies. […]
€2 From Each Purchased Black Tin of The Love of Chilies Helps Pay Donkey Paloma’s Dental Bill We love chilies and we love animals. One of our favorites is the donkey Paloma. Paloma is 23 years old. She had a very distressed past. Paloma was found suffering in the sun without water in a crater […]
A few weeks ago, a splendid pile of new chilies arrived fresh off the plane from the Island of Lanzarote. For us, it is always a magical moment to see a mountain of chilies from the Finca la Sarantontona. When looking at the chilies, we are instantly transported to the farm. We know the Sarantontona […]
Dear Friends of The Love of Chilies, we have dangerously low levels of chilies here at The Love of Chilies HQ. In fact, we only have four tins left. In the past months, we have not been able to receive any fresh produce from Lanzarote. The climate on the island has been unusual. Not only […]
December 6 is celebrated in Germany as St. Nicholas’ Day. Especially kids love this day. The night beforehand, they put their shoes outside their door, to find them filled the next day with goodies. It’s true, right now, frantic parents all over Germany are stuffing their kid’s shoes with surprises. To celebrate the upcoming festive […]
Dear The Love of Chilies friends, during the last weeks, the climate on Lanzarote has been perfect for our chillies. They have grown into beautiful fruits, bursting with flavour that catch your eye with crimson intensity. We have spontansously decided not to freeze-dry a limited amount of these amazing fruits, so that you can enjoy […]
Josefina Petrus and
Anna Yukiko Bickenbach
We love chilies; both of us from childhood. Our backgrounds could not have been more different. Josefina accompanied her parents on trips to India. Anna grew up on three continents, including on the island of Okinawa, where chilies are soaked in sake.
Both of us have had the opportunity to do many fantastic things. Josefina has produced films, coached basketball, worked for the charity platform Betterplace.org and served as a Board Member of a British school. Anna plays serious volleyball and co-founded the ecological platform Ecotastic.
We don’t like to compromise… if it is possible to have the best quality, why do for less. And we casually relish chilies like others do candy.
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