This piece of older news from a chili contest gives some spice to the concept of mash-up and deserves some further savouring.

Don Eastep took a sample spoonful from each of the 80 other competitors' chilis, mixed them up in a cup and offered that cup to the judges, who judged it the best.

Well, excellent blended scotches are made by judicious mixing and blends of aromatics go into the making of many a fine liqueur. And tea!

And so for day 1016