Why does milk help u when u have eaten something spicy?

Answer The capsaicin (the 'hot' in hot peppers) is an oil in the pepper. Milk has butterfat, which is also an oil, in emulsion with water, allowing the hot capsaicin to be diluted. Since water and oil do... Read More »

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What have you eaten lately that burned your mouth it was so hot or spicy?

I had some spicy noodles at a vegetarian Thai place. They were so hot they made my stomach hurt after a few bites. Guess I couldn't handle the heat!

What is the best drink to have with a hot spicy curry (Water, Milk, Tea or Lager etc!!)?

Milk will disapate the burn, and any fruit juice, in a Indian restaurant, you cannot go wrong by ordering a Lassi, not the dog, but a fruit based yougart drink, it cools the spiceiness and does not... Read More »

Do you make your Chili mild, medium spicy or full of fire spicy?

Medium most of the time but depending on the occasion we have done the mild and the spicy also.BQ: Crackers, Cornbread is usually served with regular beans in our house.

Most people in America have only eaten pork, chicken, or beef. If you've eaten other meats, how do they taste?

I love eating turtle especially when its in a stew