Chapter 4. Breaking the mould: From workaday white to jungle green jalapeno
In his office on the outskirts of Johannesburg, where the flyover leads to rows of run-down factories, warehouses, sporting arenas and semi-detached dwellings, Alan Gross clears some space on a table and throws down a pair of trousers.
They’re made of cotton, with tapered legs, two side-pockets, and a drawstring round the waist. But those aren’t the first things you notice. The first things you notice are the chilli peppers.
Then, just as your eyes are growing accustomed to ...