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Ancho chilli pepper

Ancho chilli pepper

Ancho chilli pepper is mild with fruity notes of liquorice. Ideal for sauces and stews. Adds an interesting flavour to vegetable mash, home-made gazpacho or grilled meat. Scoville scale: 3 

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This mild chilli pepper from the Puebla region in Mexico can be used in all your sauces and stews. It is traditionally used in mole sauce (spicy chocolate sauce used on turkey), guacamole, abodos and Mexican salads (salsa).

In Mexico, these chillies when fresh are served stuffed! Its delicate flavours of liquorice and raisins will add an interesting touch to traditional Mexican dishes, gazpacho, soups, marinades, fish en papillote, cream sauces, home-made houmous and summer salads.

It is rated 3 on the Scoville scale as it does not contain much capsaicin. It is milder than Espelette chilli pepper and is part of the same botanical genus and species as Bird pepper: Capsicum annum.

It can measure up to 15cm long and 8cm wide. That’s why the Mexicans called it the “wide chilli”

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Price/kg 137,7
Native country MEXIQUE
Genus and botanical species Capsicum annuum
Ingredients ancho chili
Allergen Absence
TRACES EVENTUELLES D'ALLERGÈNES céleri, sésame, moutarde, fruits à coques.