People think Korean food is spicy.
However, it really isn’t that spicy when compared with foods from other countries. -받2
Korean peppers have a heat rating between 6 and 7.
This means that they are medium hot.
Many other peppers are much spicier.
The ghost pepper from India is the hottest pepper in the world.
They have a rating of 10†††.
In the Caribean, the habanero scores 10.
Brazil, Thailand, and parts of the United States also have very hot peppers, with a rating around 9 and 10.
It is good to know that Korean peppers aren’t the spiciest, because that makes Korean food easier for people everywhere to enjoy.