The image is of cross section of green chili pepper.
Thanks for all who guess the image of the food. The prize for this week goes to Nick of Macheesmo, who won an assorted variety of John Wm. Macy’s CheeseSticks.
This part of plant from nightshade family is botanically a fruit, but is rather hot than sweet. These are primarily used to give heat and seasoning to food. They are native to the Americas, but now most people associate them with the Indian food. They usually contain chemical called Capsaicin that produce a burning sensation on your tongue when you eat it. Scientist believe that they evolved to discourage other animals from consuming them. Also, there is a famous American rock band named after this food. What is this food?
This week’s FoodScope prize is assortment of six bestselling John Wm. Macy’s CheeseSticks
Prize is mailed to one correct guess (or any if none correct) from readers within the United States. Comment before end of July 22, 2012 EST to win. The first correct guess receives two entries.
Image based on photo of S. Rogers.
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