Daily Archives: March 30, 2008

Capsaicin

Capsaicin is a personal favourite molecule of mine. This little compound is responsible for the spiciness in chillies. Spiciness is actually rated according to the Scoville scale – a unit based rating system for assessing the spiciness of food. Pure … Continue reading

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