Hello again, everyone, and happy tuesday!
Just last weekend, we revisited an old friend of the site and had some fun with one of my favourites. But, today, I’m hoping to enjoy something new and special from another former feature.
This is “Blackman Eddy’s”, from Opal Sunshine. A company who I’ve not seen or heard from since she sent me her main line-up. But, when her fourth sauce appeared on my social media, I just knew that I had give it a go. Because it’s completely different from the pepper and carrot-forward blends that I’ve previously seen from belizean cuisine.
This is a black garlic sauce, with dates, tamarind and avocado oil, for flavour. And, while it does pack the hottest chilli of any of Opal’s products, it’s far from the first thing on her ingredients list.
So I’m really curious to see how such a unique and not so chilli-forward, belizean-style sauce will taste.
Hello again, everyone. I hope that you’re all staying safe and doing well and I hope that you managed to eke out at least a little enjoyment from this year’s stay at home halloween.
Personally, I spent the whole week working, harder than ever, to bring you videos and recipes. So, for my first november review, I’d like to talk about something simple and relatively easy to write about. Yet not at the cost of flavour.
These two are from a company that I featured a long time ago – Marie Sharp’s – but they’re very different to the previous sauce. Far less green and far less cactussy.
So, the question is, will her Pure Mango Habanero and Original Garlic taste just as fresh? And will their lack of nopal make me like them more?
Read on to find out.
Speaking of finishing off things from last year, my chilli eating friends, it saddens me just a touch to tell you that today is the last we’re going to see of Opal’s range. It was, after all, a real pleasure trying her original and lime sauces.
Yet all good things must come to an end and I do, at least, have this one last bottle to try: Her Mayan Mango.
And, despite habanero and mango being the two ingredients named on the front, it’s not going to be quite the usual blend. You’ll see what I mean in a second.
Happy tuesday again, spice lovers! Today marks the return of my most recent sample-sender – Opal Sunshine.
Now, last time we looked at her sauces, Opal did prove herself to be rather heavy handed with the spices in the best of ways but will she still be so when their main focus is their fruit content? That’s what my next two reviews of her company are set to find out. Starting with her Lime-Anero blend.
In terms of ingredients, today’s product is barely any different from her original sauce. That one had lime in it already and its placement on the list has not changed. All that’s different is the apple juice below it:
Habanero Peppers, Scotch Bonnet Peppers, Fresh Carrots, Onion, Garlic, Recardo, Lime Juice, apple juice White Vinegar, Sugar, Salt.
Yet I can assure you, this is most certainly not the same sauce.
Hello again, folks, it’s time for a bit of sunshine. Opal Sunshine.
Today, we have the first of the sauces that she sent me and, in my mind at least, it makes sense to start with her first. Her original.
And, while I will talk about its packaging later on in this post, I want to talk about that name a little more before I do so. About what “Original habanero pepper sauce” suggests to me and how its flavour defies all expectation.
Today, everybody, we have a new addition to my review lineup. Another company who has sent me free sauces to sample, a mere two weeks after my last Mahi review.
Today, I’ll be introducing you to Opal Sunshine:
A small business run by one woman and her family through all the usual social media platforms. I am told that Opal has a website on the way but, in the mean time, you can find her and her sauces @sunshineopal on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.