Organic Dried Chilli
Did you know that... in New Mexico there is a university dedicated to chilli peppers?
That's right, it exists and has been promoting chilli in all its nuances since 1973.
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How to use dried chillies in cooking
Dried chilli is a versatile and flavourful ingredient that can be used in many different recipes. It is usually made by drying fresh chillies and then grinding them into a powder, as in our jars, or leaving them whole. Chillies have a spicy and hot taste on the palate and can be used to add that extra kick to make your recipes even tastier.
Let's take a look at some of the ways you can use dried chillies:
- spicy sauces
- grilled meats
The amount of dried chilli you use will always depend on the level of heat you want. It is a good idea to use small amounts of chilli so as not to change the flavour of the dish too much, or check the heat of the dish on a case-by-case basis if you want to add more chilli. We are sure you will find many creative ways to use them in your cooking. When you buy from us, you can be sure that you are getting a fresh, high quality product.
Benefits and properties of dried chillies
After the natural drying process, dried chilli peppers retain their beneficial and organoleptic properties.
It is a food rich in vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C and iron. It also contains antioxidant compounds that can help protect the body from potential damage caused by free radicals. Some research has shown that dried chilli peppers may help reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer.
Characteristics and habitat
Chilli usually grows mainly in hot and humid areas, for example our dried chilli is grown with great care in Giarratana (province of Ragusa, Sicily).