Fun Fact: Antidote To Spicy Hotness

Fun facts about hot peppers

What’s the best solution to cool a hot pepper? Well the easiest thing might be a glass of milk. Peppers are spicy because of a compound called capsaicin, and milk contains a protein called casein that essentially neutralizes the capsaicin.

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  1. Theresa says:

    I did know this! They always say drink milk when your mouth is on fire from spicy foods.


  2. This is also why Indian cuisine has some cream-based dishes and yogurt-based dishes to accompany the super spicy ones.


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