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The Top 10 Caribbean Dishes You Need to Try!

The Caribbean is a vibrant melting pot of cultures, and you can taste that rich diversity in its cuisine. Whether you’re in the mood for something savory or have a sweet tooth, the region offers a plethora of dishes that will leave you craving for more. Here’s a list of the top 10 Caribbean dishes you simply must try, with a special shoutout to a Haitian favorite. Jerk Chicken (Jamaica) If you visit Jamaica, you can't leave without trying jerk chicken. This dish is a smoky, spicy marvel. The chicken is marinated in a mix of allspice, thyme, Scotch bonnet...

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Exploring the World of Spicy Food - Pikliz Perfected

The Heat is On: Exploring the World of Spicy Food

  What Makes Food Spicy? If you enjoy spicy cuisine, you may have pondered what gives it its unique spiciness. This section will examine the chemistry of the spice as well as the various elements that give it its heat. The Science of Spice: Spicy food gets its heat from a chemical compound called capsaicin, which is found in chili peppers. Your body's natural response to pain is triggered when capsaicin attaches to pain receptors in your mouth, giving you a burning sensation. The Scoville scale is used to measure the heat of chili peppers and other spicy foods, with...

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