Bhut Jolokia & Sriracha


In Northeast India resides one of the world’s hottest pepper, the Bhut Jolokia. It’s so hot, the only word to describe its effect on the digestive tract is: excruciating. For a burn closer to home, find out what makes Sriracha stand out from other Southeast Asian sauces.

The Gut-Wrenching Science Behind the World’s Hottest Peppers – Smithsonian

What’s Inside: The Science of Sriracha’s Fiery Deliciousness – WIRED