Chili. The diet of a revolutionary?

Wonder why certain areas of our planet have spicy food?

How did this spicy fruit (Yes, technically they are fruits) find its way across the world?

This piece by Andrew Leonard explores the journey of chili into the Sichuan (szechuan) province of China. It also looks at the reason why revolutionaries (especially in China) have preferred their meals with a plate of these spicy stuff.

 

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