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You may or may not know it, but all the world's chillies can be traced back to Central America, and as such, these chillies can be thought of as the original chillies! Chillies from this part of the world, like our Ancho Chilli from Peru, carry much more flavour and aroma than commonly found chillies elsewhere in the world. What they don't pack the highest punch in heat, Ancho chillies more than make up for in flavour. They're sweet and lightly peppery, reminiscient of raisins, and have a slight smoky aroma to them. Theye great ground and put into simple ingredients like potatoes, cream & tomatoes.

Chilli (Ancho) Cooking Notes

Cuisine... Mexican, European, American, Peruvian

Food Pairings... Potatoes, Cream, Milk, Tomatoes, Beef, Fish

Flavour / Tastes Like... Sweet, Raisin, Pepper

Serving size... 0.5 gram after powdering, or 1/4 pod if whole

Directions for use... Grind and blend into mashed potatoes, stews or use in seasoning beef or fish

Chilli (Ancho) Physical Characteristics

Appearance... 1 pod is approximately 10-13 grams.

Chilli (Ancho) Technical Notes

Origin... Peru

Quality*... Grade A, Sun Dried, HPS

Also known as... Capsicum annuumAJI ANCHO, ANCHO CHILLI, ANCHO CHILI, ANCHO CHILE, ANCHO PEPPER

**Special Note... For 1kg option, product will be packed in vacuum-sealed transparent bag, not our usual aluminium resealable bag.Our 1kg sales exist online as well as offline. In rare cases, this means our stock on our store online may not be accurate, and there may be a short delay in delivering your order by a few more days.

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