Fresno Pepper

Fresno Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Pairings, And More

Fresno peppers are a type of chili pepper that originated in Fresno, California, first cultivated in 1952 by Clarence Brown Hamlin. They are medium-sized peppers, typically about 2 inches long, and are often mistaken for jalapenos because of their similar size and color. The tell …

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aji amarillo

Aji Amarillo Guide: Heat, Flavor, Pairings, And More

Aji Amarillo peppers are a type of chili pepper that is common in Peruvian cuisine, known for their unique, fruity flavor and cayenne-like medium heat level. The name “Aji Amarillo” translates to “yellow chili” in Spanish, but these peppers, when fully mature, actually turn a …

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Pasilla pepper

Pasilla Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Pairings, And More

Also known as “chile negro,” pasilla peppers are a type of dried chili pepper originating from Mexico. They are the dried form of the chilaca pepper. The name “pasilla” comes from the Spanish word “pasa” which means “little black raisin”, referring to their dark, wrinkled …

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Pepper X

Pepper X Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

Pepper X is a variety of chili pepper recognized currently as the hottest pepper in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records. It was bred by Ed Currie, who also created the Carolina Reaper, previously the world’s hottest chili pepper. The Scoville Heat …

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