National Hot Sauce Day

National Hot Sauce Day is observed next on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2025 (246 days from today).

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European dishes and sauces often resonate with each other, good or bad food also depends on the sauce. Fever is divided into two basic types. The cold type is for cold dishes and the hot type is for hot dishes. Salads are often served with vinegar dressing.

The sauce is considered the soul, helping to increase the delicious taste. Each different sauce has a characteristic of the region and country associated with specific ingredients.

And what is interesting to the followers of hot sauce is that January 22 every year is called National Hot Sauce Day, a day to recognize hot sauces that awaken people's taste buds.

The common ingredients to make this hot sauce are some types of chili such as bell pepper, hot pepper.... Some hot sauces take chili as the main ingredient and only add a few other extra spices such as: salt and vinegar. Some hot sauces use other vegetables as the main ingredient and add only chili as a secondary ingredient for a hot spicy taste.

Sometimes the hot sauce is called chutney. But actually there are a few differences between hot sauce and chili sauce. The first is their shape. Hot sauce is more liquid, chili sauce is thicker and thicker than hot sauce. Another is that the chili sauce has added sugar or garlic ingredients, and the hot sauce has almost no ingredients. If you are a fan of hot sauce. Surely you will notice this small difference. However, if only interested in their hot and spicy taste. Then you can put chili sauce in a type of hot sauce.

History of Hot Sauce

Humans are said to have used chili peppers and other spicy spices more than 6,000 years ago. Residents of Mexico, South America and Central America are said to have first consumed chili peppers. Then, it was not until the 16th century, when it came into contact with Spain and Portugal that the tree species of the Americas was brought to Europe, Asia and Africa. Massachusetts was the first bottled hot sauce in the US produced in 1807. In the United States, the first hot sauce appeared in 1868 called Tabasco sauce. This hot sauce is extremely famous and widely used to this day.

Some popular hot sauces

El Yucateco's Habanero Hot Sauce. It's really 'hot' unlike many others it has a great consistency and is easy to find at most grocery stores. It is loved by users who claim that the manufacturer has not used Vinegar in their sauces, which gives them a more natural pepper flavor.

Cholula Sauce. This sauce is not really 'hot' and is really suitable to accompany light foods. It's full of flavor and calorie-free and has only 110mg of salt, making it a really healthy choice.

Tapatio: really a king because it's hot and doesn't kill the taste.

Sriracha: really the best hot sauce. It's thicker, spicier from paprika and not just from the vinegar and salt mixture as many people see it.

Valentina salsa Picante: is an almost great Buffalo Wing sauce, it has a richer flavor, and a stronger texture than other sauces.

How to observe National Hot Sauce Day

The day is for the followers of hot spicy food. There's no better activity to celebrate this hot sauce holiday than having you and like-minded friends sit back and enjoy hot sauce dishes all day, just to burn your tongue. . Share them on social media with the hashtag #NationalHotSauceDay.


National Hot Sauce Day has been observed annually on January 22nd.


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