How hot is it?
A recent burst of Spring cleaning in The Perfect Pantry unearthed a large number of chile peppers (along with lots of other interesting ingredients I'd forgotten I had), including some of the peppers listed below. Rank the following in order of heat, from mildest to hottest.
4. Scotch bonnet
5. Trinidad scorpion
6. Thai bird's eye
Please leave your answer in the comments, and let us know whether you have chile peppers in your pantry.
[Last week's answer: Though ketchup originated in China, the word ketchup comes from the Malay word kechap. Thanks for some very interesting and thoughtful answers.]
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