Cacho de Cabra peppers

Cacho de Cabra Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What Are Cacho de Cabra? Cacho de Cabra (a.k.a. Aji Cacho de Cabra), which translates to “Goat’s Horn” in English, is a type of chili pepper native to Chile. It is one of the most commonly used peppers (both fresh and dried) in Chilean cuisine …

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Thai Dragon Pepper

Thai Dragon Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Thai Dragon peppers? Thai Dragon peppers are a type of chili pepper (a variety of Thai pepper) native to Thailand. They are small but pack a punch with an impressive heat level that ranges between 50,000 to 100,000 Scoville heat units (SHU). These …

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Spicy Chinese beef with cumin

Spicy Chinese Beef With Cumin

Chilies, garlic, ginger, and cumin. That’s a fab foursome for fans of fine, fierily spiced food. And it’s a combo that highlights the full, front-and-center flavors in this spicy Chinese beef with cumin recipe. It’s a deliciously simple, yet intensely rich dish. This is very …

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Fire and Ice Pepper

Fire And Ice Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Fire and Ice peppers? The Fire and Ice pepper is an ornamental pepper that’s valued for its unique “fire and ice” coloration (shades of white, yellow, orange, and red) and moderate heat level. Bred for both ornamental and culinary use, they are ideal …

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chipotle pepper

Chipotle Pepper Guide: Types, Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are chipotle peppers? Chipotle peppers are smoked, dried jalapeño peppers, and as such they share the same medium-level heat as jalapeños (2,500 to 8,000 Scoville heat units.) It’s a popular chili pepper variety in both Mexico and North America, and growing fast in favor across the …

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Chipotle Meco Vs. Morita

Chipotle Meco Vs. Morita – How Do They Compare?

Both the chipotle meco (a.k.a. chipotle tipico) and the morita pepper (a.k.a. chipotle morita) are types of chipotle peppers (dried, smoked jalapeños) commonly used in Mexican cuisine. Despite their shared origins, they have distinct characteristics, uses, and levels of popularity. How are they different? Let’s …

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Chipotle Meco

Chipotle Meco Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are chipotle meco peppers? Chipotle meco peppers (also known as chipotle tipico) are a type of smoked, dried jalapeño. After being allowed to ripen to a bright red, these peppers are smoked for a longer period than their more common counterpart, the chipotle morita. …

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Morita pepper substitutes

What Are The Best Morita Pepper Substitutes?

Morita peppers, a type chipotle pepper, are well-known for their unique smoky flavor and moderate heat. These smoked, dried jalapeños are an essential ingredient in Mexican cooking. However, they might not always be readily available in your local grocery store. Here are some of the …

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Morita pepper

Morita Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are morita peppers? Morita peppers (or chipotle morita) are a type of chipotle pepper, originating from Mexico. They belong to the Capsicum annuum species, which includes a wide variety of peppers such as bell peppers, jalapeños, and cayenne peppers. Morita peppers are ripened red …

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