> > This isn't a "gringos can't handle hot stuff" thing, it's
> > just that the powder is usually ground up very fine, and it CAN cause anyone to
> > on it.
> It looks delicious though. Fucking delicious. I suddenly want it on everything I eat.
> Funny thing on the "gringos can't handle hot stuff" thing, I can handle hot stuff,
> and I can handle sour stuff. An American expat friend who also lives here in
> Stockholm also loves hot stuff even more than me. He grows Carolina Reaper peppers
> and uses them in everyday dishes. We're both astonished at how little Swedes can
> handle hot food.
> Like, Americans usually don't know from spicy, but holy shit is the Swedish palate
> just not built for spicy food. Any amount of capsaicin is too much for my partner,
> which makes me sad. On the bright side, I have plenty of things to add to my food
> once it hits my plate:
My 'gringo' comment was more of a cultural thing. I've tried American hot sauces (and so-called spicy stuff) and they all taste very vinegary to me, while Mexican stuff is usually more focused on the peppers and spices. I have no doubt there's some good American hot stuff out there, I've just never had the opportunity to try any of those.
FYI? Hot wing sauces make me ill. One time, I was visiting my sisters, and she made hot wings with uh... RedHot brand sauce? I couldn't eat more than one. It was just too vinegary. Her kids loved it though.