Mi-sook recommends: Scoville Scale
The scale goes from 0 (bell pepper) to 16 million (pure capscasin) scoville units. So, how do the most well know pepper varieties stack up to each other?
One of the most comprehensive lists can be found at http://www.scottrobertsweb.com. It has a comprehensive list of the most frequently used peppers in the culinary world as well as the most popular salsas and hot sauces so you can find just the right pepper, salsa or sauce for your favorite recipes.
Until next time,
Sook Can Cook