Blog: Turning up the heat

Catherine Sleep | 5 September 2003

A Scottish takeaway has been awarded the dubious accolade of serving the UK’s hottest kebab shop chilli sauce. The sauce is 39% hotter than the average chilli sauce, measuring 700 Scoville units, the food science industry’s barometer for heat. That said, it’s still mild compared to some bottled sauces on the market. I thought we’d moved beyond judging chilli sauces by their heat alone, but it seems some still take a laddish interest.

Chilli sauce contest


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