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Re: However you say it, Pho Cafe offers year-round delight

by Robin Garr » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:55 am

bob.durbin wrote:spiced and spicy, which are two different things. SPICES were used heavily in Europe after the discovery of India and southeast Asia to, not only show affluence amongst wealthy people, but also mask the off flavors of rancid meat.

SPICY, as in piquant, is a reaction to eating foods that contain capsaicin, which comes from chiles ...


Excellent analysis, Bob. Thanks.
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