mexican chilli

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  • dried whole ancho chili

    Chilli Ancho Whole

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    Chilli Ancho Whole

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    Chilli Ancho is a dried Poblano pepper. They are a large dark purple sweet chilli that forms the backbone of staple Mexican dishes such as tamales & red chilli beans. Its texture is wrinkled and it is a mild chilli originally from Puebla, Mexico. It has a mild fruity flavour with undertones of plum, raisin, tobacco and a slight earthy bitterness. Add Chilli Ancho Dried Whole to your dishes to impart an authentic Mexican flavour.

    SKU: A00005
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  • Chilli Guajillo Whole

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    Chilli Guajillo Whole

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    Guajillo Chillies are the dried version of the Mirasol chilli and are very common in Mexican cuisine along with Chilli Ancho. It is a large chilli (3 to 6 inches in length) with thick skin and red-orange tones. It has a medium piquancy with a slightly fruity and light smoky flavour. It is used to flavour meats and sauces. For optimum results and flavour, re-hydrate the chillies for 20 minutes in boiling water before use.

    SKU: A00010
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  • Mexican Adobo Seasoning – Mild

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    Mexican Adobo Seasoning – Mild

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    Derived from the Spanish word ‘adobar’, meaning ‘to marinate’, this fragrant spice blend is a staple in Latin American and Mexican cooking. This flavourful blend is as versatile as it is delicious with a myriad of uses that extend beyond its namesake; add to soups, stews, roasted vegetables, rice dishes, or mix with oil to create a marinade for meat, fish, and other seafood. Our version of Mexican Adobo Seasoning is a mild one making it suitable for the whole family.

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  • Chilli Mulato Whole

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    Chilli Mulato Whole

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    Mexican Mulato Chilli is a dried Poblano chilli originally from Mexico. It is similar to the flavour of the Ancho chilli. It has a dark purple colour and a sweet and fruity taste, with hints of smoky chocolate, cherries, coffee and licorice. It is about 4 inches in length with a medium-thick skin. It is great for many “mole” sauce recipes. It is also excellent to add a dark rich flavour with low to moderate heat to any dish that could use extra warmth. For optimum results and flavour, re-hydrate the chillies in boiling water for 20 minutes before use.

    SKU: A00009
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  • Chilli Birds Eye Whole

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    Chilli Birds Eye Whole

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    The bird’s eye chilli is one of Thailand’s hottest varieties of chillies. They are picked at peak maturity then dried in their whole form to lock in full flavour and heat. Characteristic of the Thai sense of humour, the hottest of these chillies is called park kid noon, which literally means “mouse droppings.” This particular variety is known as Bird’s Eye chillies, or Bird peppers, simply because looking at one from the stem-end can appear like the eye of a bird. When they are fully mature, they turn red. They are a variety of Capsicum frutescens and were originally the chilli used in Sriracha sauce.

    The full range of chillies that The Spice People stock can be found here

    SKU: A00014
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