“We realized that most customers had no idea of the names and varieties of chiles, so we decided to share our knowledge."
As a hot sauce obsessive, I had to know.
The “Carolina Reaper” is 300 times hotter than a jalapeño, and measures 2.4 million on the Scoville Heat Scale.
It’s the first report of this kind of thing happening.
We put the host of the popular heat-fueled YouTube show to his own hot sauce test for a hell of an episode.
Mice were also effectively “cured” of type-1 diabetes.
There is a growing body of science supporting the health benefits of capsaicin but also mounting evidence suggesting that it can cause cancer. A team of scientists set out to better understand this contradiction.
New genetic studies are shedding more light on the fiery fruit that has been the source of our species’ ambivalent relationship with heat and food.
Buckfast is a tonic wine which, despite being made by monks, has essentially become Scotland’s equivalent of Four Loko, and is synonymous with teen binge-drinking and puking.
Researchers in India have figured out the reason why capsaicin, the compound that puts the "heat" in spicy food, causes some cancer cells to self-destruct.