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Dried Morita chili pepper

These peppers are a bit hotter than an Espelette pepper. They express notes of tamarind, candied tomato, peppers, hay with a slightly smoky touch.

Note : the packaging of this article is not suitable for gift boxes

  • 61,00 €

    Bag of 1Kg (35.27 oz)
  • 31,00 €

    Bag of 500g (17.64 oz)
    Per kilo price : 62,00 €
  • 8,95 €

    Bag of 100g (3.53 oz)
    Per kilo price : 89,50 €
  • 4,95 €

    Bag of 30g (1.06 oz)
    Per kilo price : 165,00 €

Botany : Capsicum annuum
Origine : Guanajuato, Mexico
Ingredients : 100% dried Morita chili pepper
Storage : Away from light, heat and moisture.
Le Comptoir des Poivres' scale (?) : 4
Size : 7 cm approx.
Réf : CDPSA208_P

Dried Morita chili pepper

 

Morita chili peppers are similar in shape to chipotle peppers, but are darker and brighter, smaller, and have a unique fruity flavor. Although these peppers are smoked like the most common chipotle, the process for them is shorter.
If a recipe calls for these peppers and you don't have any, you can use Chipotle instead.

More : Did you know Mexico is the country in the world with the greatest variety of peppers ? It is also a country which culture has been strongly influenced by it, even the character and collective personality have to do with chili, a species of the Solanaceae family.
Today, up to 64 varieties of chili are known to be cultivated in Mexico, of which 25 are semi-cultivated and wild. Majority of varieties are cultivated in the south-central part of the country, most of them in Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Puebla ...

However, those of greater importance such as jalapeño, serrano, huajillo and ancho, are grown mainly in the center and north of the country.

Mexicans call chili peppers “Chile” (tzilli in the Náhuatl language) and clearly declare it “the King of Mexican cuisine.” It is the Spaniards who, upon their arrival in Mexico, call it red chili or American pepper.

Consumed for more than 7000 years, the chilli have multiple virtues: it is diuretic, rich in vitamins C and A, in antioxidants and in potassium, would promote cholesterol lowering and prevent diabetes.

You can use these peppers to make sauces and add a little flavor and spiciness to your preparations: stews, beef, game, tomato sauces, bolognese sauces, minced meat Morita chili pepper goes perfectly with coriander, tomato, cumin, fenugreek, caraway, a good virgin olive oil.

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Dried Morita chili pepper

Dried Morita chili pepper

These peppers are a bit hotter than an Espelette pepper. They express notes of tamarind, candied tomato, peppers, hay with a slightly smoky touch.

Note : the packaging of this article is not suitable for gift boxes