“The food of the true revolutionary is the red pepper. And he who cannot endure red peppers is also unable to fight.” – Mao Zedong (born and raised in Hunan Province, quoted by Otto Braun aka Li De 李德 ).
“Why Revolutionaries Love Spicy Food: How the chili pepper got to China.” Andrew Leonard, Nautilus
“Hot Peppers in China,” Yang Xuanzhang and Li Piao (translated by Nick Angiers), China Scenic
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