Summer Food Cravings to Cool You Down

Since ancient times, cultures living in the hottest regions of the world used a spicy cuisine to withstand some of the most severe heatwaves in history. Hot spices make you sweat, cooling your body temperature. The previous several years were according to some research among the hottest in recent history, and we need to stay prepared for this meteorological trend. The key to staying cool lies in tricks from equatorial cultures, where people fought to stay fresh from the day they were born. Here are some of their recipes that you too can use, when the AC just isn’t enough.

Suanla chaoshou

This amazing dish is one of the most delicious and at the same time spiciest dishes in Chinese cuisine. It is also a perfect summer meal which will almost certainly make you feel at least a bit cooler after consumption. The recipe is quite simple. First make a hot sauce of chilies, peppercorns, and vinegar. Next you need to make some wontons and stuff them with pork, scallions and garlic. After you have this covered, dip the wontons into the sauce and revel in the glory of this meal’s amazing taste.


Grilled Mexican Chorizo with Spicy Tomato Caper Sauce

Now we need to cross the continent for our next dish and travel to Mexico. Mexico is, as everyone knows, synonymous for spicy food and hot peppers but it is also the ancestral home to tomatoes. Making this meal, is quite simple and it actively doesn’t take more than half an hour, in 45 minutes you can already have a served dish at your table. Start the sausages in a moist bath of flavorful tomato based toppings and slow cook them in order to seal in the flavor. In the end, crisp and char sausages in order to get the most out of them.

Jicama and Pomelo Salad with Spicy Thai Dressing

It simply wouldn’t be fair if we didn’t introduce at least one vegan meal to this list. All you need here is a simple set of ingredients, such as soy sauce, chili, garlic and brown sugar, as well as some jicama and pomelo leaves. The best thing about this meal is a fact that it can be made in under 20 minutes. Start by making a sauce out of lime juice, sugar garlic, soy sauce and chili. Mix and cook until the sugar is dissolved completely. After this is done just add some pomelo, jicama, cabbage and even peanuts to the mix. Enjoy!

Don’t push it too far

Keeping yourself cool in these temperatures might seem as your top priority, but always keep in mind that eating too much spicy food is never that healthy. Spicy food can permanently damage your digestive system. Still there are ways to make even the spiciest dish go down easily, such as the Indian favorite, refreshing mango lassi beverage, or some Greek yogurt. Afterwards, be sure to cleanse out your disturbed digestive system with detoxifying Slim Tea. This way, your digestive system will be cleansed and protected from these toxins and you will be as good as new.

There are many ways in which you can stay fresh and cool during the summer heatwave. One of the most natural methods is by regulating your diet, but if you make up your mind for this, you need to be aware of both the benefits and downsides. Just remember, regardless of how inconvenient the outside temperature may seem, your general health always comes first.