The Hottest Meals around the World
We are starting to heat things up with India, this country was of course going to be on our list of the spiciest countries in the world. Anyone who has visited India can tell you that this is undoubtable the ultimate spice country.
Travellers are spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping for fragrant spices that will easily bring to life any meal, a popular spice is the Bhut Naga Jolokia, this has got to be one of the spiciest chillies in the world which is used in a lot of dishes to bring the heat. One of the dishes that is known for using the Bhut Naga Jolokia chillies is a Paal Curry which is known to be a popular hot dish. If you find yourself in Goa, then be sure to sniff out the signature Pork Vindaloo dish which is sure to impress your tastebuds!
China is next on our list thanks to the incredible Sichuan peppercorn that is used in a variety of dishes to give it that zinger of heat that makes the dish so delicious! The Sichuan peppers is a popular ingredient for the taste it provides and has been known to leave spice lovers with tongue numbing sensation. This spice is the popular choice to mix up with other hot ingredients such as fresh green and red chillies to create Hunan Cuisine.
Scoot on down to Mexico for a burrito and some spice! It’s been said that Mexico is nothing without its chillies and here’s why! Chillies is the 1# ingredient in most Mexican dishes, chilli powder is even used to spice up fruits such as mangos and pineapples.
As a bonus to this list, we wanted to make mention of our own little spicy area in South Africa which is Durban. The city of sun and spicy which makes everything nice! If you happen to find yourself in the sunnier side of South Africa then be sure to swing by a local restaurant to try out an authentic hot bunny chow!