Wednesday, July 1, 2009

YIKES, Bhut Jolokia Peppers

A woman in Assam in April 2009 wolf down over 50 Bhut Jolokia peppers,the world’s hottest chilies in two minutes for an entry into the Guinness World Records. The 28-year-old Anandita Dutta Tamuly performed the feat before celebrity British chef Gordon Ramsay who was visiting India for a television shoot for his new global food series. Anandita Dutta Tamuly, the homemaker and mother of a 3-year-old who gobbled the chillies and even smeared them on her eyes, told a foreign news agency after her feat this April: “I felt so terrible I could eat only 51. In 2006, I had eaten 60 of them in two minutes for a local record event.But I am sure I shall make it to the Guinness World Records.”WATCH THE VIDEO