Hot sauce can be anything from cayenne pepper to sriracha to harissa from North Africa. Here are some nice homemade recipes to spice up your vegan dinner. If you ingest a too-spicy sauce, don’t drink a glass of water, as this will just swish the heat around your mouth. Instead, drink some lemonade, eat a piece of bread or bite on a lemon! And never rub your eyes after chopping peppers – ouch!
This Medium Heat Cayenne Pepper Sauce (Planted and Picked) is an ideal homemade alternative to conventional hot sauce. Made with peppers and garlic, this uses two whole pounds of peppers plus two habañero peppers. The chefs recommend wearing gloves to handle these, or just leave the latter out. This is due to its strong rating on the Scoville Units cale (cayennes are 30,000 to 50,000 SHU whereas habanero peppers are 325,000!
Homemade Taco Sauce (Crowded Kitchen) is ready in just 5 minutes. Perfect for dips, burritos, marinades or homemade vegan tacos.