BLOOMINGTON, IN—Insisting that inhabitants of the Southeast Asian country “can’t possibly eat like this every day,” local mother Courtney Meisner confirmed Tuesday that she does not understand why Thai people need all their food to be so spicy. “Why do they have to make it so strong and peppery? There’s too many spices,” a flushed Meisner said during lunch at the Lemongrass Thai Grill, reaching for her glass of water to wash down a spoonful of tom yum goong. “Honestly, how can they stand this? There’s no way their children eat this spicy food, I’ll tell you that much.” Unable to finish more than a few bites of her penang curry entrée, Meisner went on to state that Thai people really ought to put all the spices on the side “so you can just put in however much you want.” www.theonion.com/.../area-mother-doesnt-see-why-thai-people-need-to-mak-35501
The chemical compounds of spucrd protect their plants as well as their food from spoilage microbes and bacteria longer. The microbes in our food are competitng with us for it, adding spices helps us reduce foos-borne illnesses. Countries with hotter climates, such as India nearly every meat based recipes calls for at least one spice, and most include many spices because it has to do with their climate compared to places with a cooler climate.
People in steamy places eat spicy food to cool down with perspiration. While all that is benificial un Hotter climats places, douces providr trace amounts of anti-oxydants or other chemicals to aid digestion.
The Muslim rulers of India brought spicy food from abroad during 14 the century. It sooner replaced Indian food which was mostly veg. Six seven centuries habit of spicy food has deep roots in genetics.
I think its cause of they are on ''Spice Road'' (The road which starts from India, Egypt, Libya ends in Turkey ) they are living in the geography where spices are coming from I guess. So thats why most of their foods are spicy, and its about their culture aswell, how they eat & live etc.
Taste buds. It's not just Pakistani. It's a lot more Punjabi. Meaning Indian also. Before you chew something you want you're brain impulses realising thus is food & not gum that's lost its flavour. You dig it?