If you can’t handle the heat, stay out of the kitchen. That’s how the saying goes, right? Well, what if you can’t handle the heat that comes out of a Tabasco bottle? If that rings true for you then you might be best staying out of this list, MOB. You see, this is a guide to some of the very best hot sauces on the market and, while we’ve made sure to include a few milder options for the sake of variety, the majority of these condiments place a real emphasis on the “hot” part of hot sauce. Savvy?
Not only will these sauces all help you get a sweat on and release some brilliant, bonkers endorphins in your brain but they’re also all made in London, too. Yes, these hot sauces are all born and bred Londoners – proper chimney sweep, Oyster Card, Pret A Manger on every street corner kind of condiments. Whether it’s a small-batch sauce that tastes like a pineapple and the sun had a fermented liquid lovechild or a Thai-inspired sauce with a sophisticated citrus kick, there’s plenty of hot sauces made in the country’s capital which you should be looking out for.
These are 18 of the best hot sauces made in London. Choose wisely, MOB. And do be careful.