Friday, January 16, 2015

International Hot and Spicy Food Day, In the News, and Enjoy

International Hot and Spicy Food Day - Today is International Hot and Spicy Food Day!

Archaeological evidence suggests that people have been using hot spices in their recipes for over 6000 years. The hottest chile pepper in the world is the Naga Jolokia. On average, one of these peppers is over 170 times spicier than a Jalapeño pepper!

Throughout the world, there are hundreds of different spices that contribute to an array of hot foods. Hot foods can actually be very good for one because of their medicinal and antimicrobial properties. Garlic, chiles, onions, allspice, and oregano all kill bacteria and make food safer to consume.

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    Enjoy - Relax and enjoy these images and videos!