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International Hot and Spicy Food Day
January 16 is International Hot & Spicy Food Day! Throughout the world, there are hundreds of different spices that contribute to an array of hot flavored foods. International Hot and Spicy Foods Day sparks a wildfire of events, from habanero-eating challenges to fancy-dress contests and cook-offs.
To celebrate this day, why not discover a different cuisine? Thai, Indian, Creole and Caribbean are all famous for their use of spicy ingredients.
Fun fact: People who are regularly eat spicy food are considered pyro-gourmaniacs.