wpid scoville - Chili scratchings - how hot are they?

Chili scratchings – how hot are they?

Scratchings are as hot as the chilli used to flavour them, and I suppose, the amount of it used! Chilli is measured on a thing called the Scoville scale. But how hot is a chilli? In 1912 an American chemist by the name of Wilbur Scoville set about finding the answer to this very question […]