If excitement is the spice of life, it’s no surprise that caliente food lovers can’t get enough of it.
Celebrated in cuisines around the world, each culture has its own unique way of preparing pepper.
For example, in Naples, Italy, red peppers are a sign of good luck and are often given as decorations and wreaths. Meanwhile, the Bhut jolokia chili, also known as ghost chili, from Northeast India is recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records as the hottest chili in the world. With such an interesting history behind it, it’s no surprise that many people have adopted the pepper as a personal tattoo totem.
A pepper tattoo is first of all a statement of one’s courage in life and in the culinary world. A pepper fanatic is someone who seizes the moment and risks everything for a chance to smolder. Pepper is a sign that it’s time to take your fate into your own hands and demand higher voltage; No risk, no profit, right?
From the iconic bright red chili pepper to more intricate designs, chili pepper tattoos are instantly recognizable, regardless of design. Ultimately, those who cross your path will know that you’re not here to play, and woe to the souls who mistake you for – dare we suggest – gentleness.
Not for the faint of heart but always welcoming to newcomers, the cult of pepper is a widespread and comprehensive one. This is for the man who embraces the new and bold, and wears it as well as consumes it. Your tattoo may not cause steam to rise from your skin, but that doesn’t stop people from thinking twice before touching it.