02/14/2013 03:01 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

FOOD PORN: Sriracha, A Love Affair [VIDEO]


Sriracha -- it's an astronomically popular hot sauce named after the coastal city of Si Racha in Thailand that found its way to mass appeal in the United States courtesy of brands like Huy Fong Foods Inc. (pictured).

The cock sauce has been the focus of cookbooks, clothes, has been jocked by Subway, and web-famous cartoonist The Oatmeal even satirically prototyped a Sriracha Beer Helmets. Let's also not forget the potential health benefits of Sriracha documented earlier in 2012, which may include things like: making people happier, skinnier and generally more amazing.

With all this in mind, how could we not make a Food Porn video dedicated to one of the world's most beloved condiments? We take to the kitchen with hamburgers, noodles, avocados, ice cream, cupcakes and a dreamy hope of paying tribute to that spicy-good-burn we simply can't live without. Hell, have you ever squirted Sriracha into your popcorn bag and shaken it up? You're in for a good time, trust: