The Official Web Site of the

International Society of Hot Sauce Aficionados

International Society of Hot Sauce Aficionados:ISHSA

Our motto:
See the World, Taste the Sauce

Founded in January of 1998, ISHSA is dedicated to the Life Long Quest to Sample All Known Hot Sauces. Recognizing that only the select few with vision, fortitude and dedication will attempt to accomplish this worthy goal, the ISHSA was founded to provide information, encouragement, community and access to the more difficult to procure hot sauces of the planet.

Officers: {Anyone who wants a title may have one}
Bylaws: {None}
Meetings: {None}
Dues: {None}
Membership Fees: {None}
Membership Benefits: Numerous (see below)
Membership Requirements: Love of, or interest in, Hot Sauces of the world!
Note: The desire to embark upon the Quest (to Sample all Known Hot Sauces) is encouraged and admired, but is strictly optional.
Membership Certificate: Suitable for framing. If you qualify, you may Print it Out and proudly display yours. Link to ISHSA: Use Official ISHSA Buttons


Discover the Many Benefits of Membership:

The Great Chile Book by Mark MillerSpecial Hot Sauce Aficionados Books

List of Membership Discounts at Select Merchants of Hot Sauce and Gourmet Food. NOTE: PASSWORD is required. Subscribe to Quest and you will automatically become a member for FREE and we will send you the password by email!
(Merchants: Please contact us to be added to this list)

Life List of Hot Sauces (with Links) - A Master List for Members (or anyone else!) to download. This list will enable members (and others!) to keep track of their Life Long Quest To Sample Them All., and to jump to the web sites of the producers, if available. (This list is continually being updated. We encourage you to email us information on new sauces.)

Hot Sauce Resources Online

Recipes and More (Please send in your recipes!)

News - April 1, 2007 - And Article on Bruce Langhorne (Brother Bru Bru's)

FREE subscription to the monthly official publication of ISHSA: Quest, the Romance  of Hot Sauce. Quest is the prestigious and soon to be award-winning official publication of  ISHSA, covering the world of travel in pursuit of the the finest hot sauces available

Hot Sauce Discussion List (coming soon!)

Special ISHSA Travel Adventures (coming soon!)

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Video clips of the Fiery Foods Show in Santa Fe, NM.
Note: video is in 3 sections and 2 formats.

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Part One | Part Two | Part Three

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Part One | Part Two | Part Three


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See the most recent issue of the ISHSA Journal, Quest,
and the Archive of Past Issues
(Note: We welcome the submission of articles and news items)


Trivia Question of the Month
What hot pepper has the same name as a famous brand of adhesive tape?
(Click here for the answer)

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