To Eat the World's Spiciest Ice Cream, You Have to Sign a Waiver
When the heat from spicy really spicy food kicks in, you keep at bay with whatever's handy. That might mean a gallon of milk, or a faucet of water, or if you're lucky and thought ahead, ice cream. But what happens when the ice cream no longer helps?
It occurs to very few of us to combine the two - spicy and ice cream - because that's an insane and illogical thing to do. But it also sounds kind of great?
If this delicious yet painful creation appeals to you, take a trip to Aldwych Cafe in Glasgow, Scotland to try the world's spiciest ice cream. It might be a terrible and unpleasant experience, but that doesn't mean it's not worth having - like when you take a trip to the DMV. The expressions of the people in the video from Insider below say it all.
This unique creation is called "Respiro del Diavolo," or Breath of the Devil. It's 500 times spicier than Tabasco and racks up 1,569,300 SHU on the Scoville scale.
To make it, Aldwych Café is drawing from an Italian recipe from 1936 and making the ice cream from scratch with local ingredients. The staff wears gloves when they scoop it.
And if Scoville score in the millions wasn't enough to scare you, consider that you have to be at least 18 years old and sign a waiver acknowledging "a risk of personal injury, illness and possible loss of life.