Wednesday, 26 February 2014

The Chemistry of Sriracha: Hot Sauce Science

Sriracha is a type of hot sauce made from a paste of chili peppers, distilled vinegar, garlic, sugar, and salt. It is named after the coastal city of Si Racha in Eastern Thailand. Beloved by millions for its unique spicy, garlicky, slightly sweet flavor, the chemistry of 'rooster sauce' is the focus of this video.

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(thanks Kirk)

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