How do Canadians spell Chilli?

Chili is the spelling for this fruit in many parts of the US and Canada, although chili pepper is how it’s commonly called. Even if the British spelling is still with double “l”!

How do you spell chili in Canada?

Chile with an “e” at the end is the most common Spanish spelling in Mexico and other Latin American countries. It is also used in some parts of the United States and Canada when referring to the spicy pepper. The plural is “chile” or “chiles.”

Do you spell chili with one L or two?

The usual spelling in American English is “chili,” but “chile” is an acceptable variant. The usual spelling in British English is “chilli.” (The plurals are “chilies” or “chiles” in the US, and “chillies” in the UK.)

Is it chilli or chilly?

A “chili” (American English) or “chilli” (British English) is a type of pepper. … “Chilly” means cold. “Chile” (always written with a capital letter) is a country in South America.

What is chili called in America?

Chili is widely used in English of the United States and Canada. However, it is also commonly used as a short name for chili con carne (literally “chili with meat”), which most versions are seasoned with chili powder, which in turn can refer to pure dried, ground chili peppers, or to a mixture containing other spices.

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How do you spell spicey or spicy?

As adjectives the difference between spicey and spicy

is that spicey is while spicy is of, pertaining to, or containing spice.

Why is chilli called Chilli?

Chilly comes from the Middle English “Chile” meaning cold. No relation to the country or pepper. “Chilli” came into Spanish from Nahuatl; it’s just a coincidence that it looks like the English word “chilly.” It’s called Chili or Chilli because of the use of Chili Peppers used in cooking this dish.

How do you spell chili in New Mexico?

Even the Spelling. SANTA FE, N.M. — There are not many things New Mexicans cherish more than chile. Not the soupy stuff from Texas or Cincinnati — that is chili, with an ‘i’ — but the fiery red or green sauce drawn from peppers plucked on New Mexico’s sun-soaked farms.

What’s the plural of chili?

plural chilies also chiles or chilis or chiefly British chillies.

How do you spell the country chile?

Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a country in western South America.

How do you spell chili and beans?

Die-hard chile pepper lovers argue that “Chile” is the only proper spelling, and that “Chili” refers only to the delicious food with meat, beans and chili spices that you eat out of a bowl, but most people use “Chili” or use both “Chili/Chile” interchangeably.

Why do Americans call Chilli Peppers?

Although originated in Mexico, chilies are today cultivated around the world, with Peru holding the highest cultivated capsicum diversity. Christopher Columbus encountered these chilies when he discovered America, calling them “peppers” because of the similar spicy taste like the familiar peppers in Europe.

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How do you spell chilly as in cold?

adjective, chill·i·er, chill·i·est. mildly cold or producing a sensation of cold; causing shivering; chill: a chilly breeze. feeling cold; sensitive to cold: Her hands were chilly.