Originally Posted by Brian in Maine
I once had a man work for me, whose wife was from Tobago Trinidad. He knew that I liked spicy food so he brought in some hot sauce that his wife had made. It was yellow, so I didn't think that it was dangerous. I put a few drops on my sandwich, and SWEET MOTHER OF NAPALM. I could barley breath. I learned the hard way never judge a sauce by it's color.
T&T has a great food culture. Every home has their own peppa sauce receipe(s)...just like the vinegar sauce that started this thread is no doubt fairly unique to the home in which it's made. The house next door will do it a bit differently.