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Sichuan Peppercorn Cook-Off: Amateur vs. Pro (Part 1)

2 days ago|47 views
Sichuan peppercorns—are they really hard to cook with at home?

Three Goldthread producers with different cooking skill levels—from college dorm ramen to restaurant-worthy gourmet—compete to see who can use the infamous numbing spice best.

This cook-off started because we wanted to try cooking with Sichuan peppers after our producer Clarissa brought back a bunch from Chengdu.

If you’re curious to try them yourself, you can get them fresh from the GT Shop:

Watch out for Part 2, where we duke it out to see who wins!

#china #sichuan #pepper


Producers: Victor Peña and Dai Qian
Featuring: Hanley Chu, Victoria Ho, and Clarissa Wei
Videographers: Mario Chui, Nicholas Ko, and Ryan Putranto
Editor and Mastering: Victor Peña

Music: Audio Network

If you liked this video, check out Clarissa’s Sichuan peppercorn explainer first:

Why It’s So Hard to Find Sichuan Peppercorns in America - In Season (S1E1)

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