Whole Dried Peppers; half ounce (16 grams) in a foil backed, resealable bag – $4.00
We start our own plants from GMO-free seeds, in locally produced mushroom compost. No pesticides, no herbicides, no preservatives, ever.
Originally cultivated in Peru, but now domesticated in Brazil. This heirloom pepper has floral and fruity flavors that make it sweet. It varies in heat but is often medium spicy, sometimes exceeding that of jalapeños.
Possible, but not tested, Scoville scale: 10,000-30,000 Schoville units.
Dried & Flaked they are best blossomed in oil as a stew base. Dehydrated, they can be revitalized by a 15 minute soak in water, vinegar or a combination of both. Save the liquid for the sauce.