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Dried Chiles

  • Aji Amarillo, Dried South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Aji Amarillo, Dried

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    Aji is the Latin American Spanish word for chile and amarillo simply means yellow, so, aji amarillos are Peruvian yellow chiles (capsicum baccatum)...

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  • Aji Panca, Dried South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Aji Panca, Dried

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    Aji is the Latin American Spanish word for chile. Aji Panca are wonderfully complex, with an earthy smokiness, a bit of heat, and an intense, almos...

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  • Ancho, Whole South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Ancho, Whole

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    Ancho is the dried form of a green poblano chile (if a poblano is ripened to a reddish colour, then dried, it is called a mulato). Anchos have a un...

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  • Cascabel Chiles South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Cascabel Chiles

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    Cascabel means rattle, a name that derives from the seeds rattling inside when the pepper is shaken. Cascabels are medium hot and fruity with a dri...

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  • Chile de Arbol South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Chile de Arbol

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    Chile de Árbol means "tree chile". The name is often credited to its long, woody stem, but we believe that it references the treelike shape and woo...

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  • Chipotle Morita, Whole South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Chipotle Morita, Whole

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    Morita is the diminutive of Mora, which means “blackberry” in Spanish. Chipotle is from the Nahuatl word chilpoctli, which means "smoked chile" (ch...

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  • Ghost Chile Whole, Dried South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Ghost Chile Whole, Dried

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    The heat of chiles is rated in Scoville Units. A rating of 100 indicates that a chile must be diluted 100:1 before its heat becomes undetectable. A...

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  • Habanero, Dried South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Habanero, Dried

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    Habanero means from Havana, which ironic, since Cuban food is distinctly un-hot and these extremely hot chiles are unknown there. I suspect that Me...

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  • Nora Chiles, Whole South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Nora Chiles, Whole

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    Spanish smoked paprika is made from nora chiles, which are called pimiento choricero. They are always used dried and are essential to authentic Spa...

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  • Pasilla South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Pasilla

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    Pasillas are the dried form of the long, slender, dark green chilaca chiles, which have a flavour similar to anchos, but sweeter. Pasillas have a r...

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  • Piquin South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Piquin

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    Piquin (also spelled pequin) are the cultivated form of tepin, or chiltepin, the wild chiles from which all cultivated forms are derived, primarily...

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  • Thai Red Chiles, Dried South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Thai Red Chiles, Dried

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    Although it is hard to imagine Thai food without their heat, chiles (capsicum frutescens) are native to the Americas and were introduced to Asia by...

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