Ancho Grande Chilli

Ancho Chilli – Grande / Primero

£2.00

Ancho chilli is the best selling chilli in Mexico! When you have the right ancho its not a surprising fact.

Ancho should have sweet berry flavours with just a hint of heat.

Primero or Grande are the Anchos you want to eat, the full sweet berry flavour is foremost with low heat being just above sweet pepper.

Each Ancho Pod weighs approx 8g-15g

 

Origin – Mexico

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Ancho chilli is the best selling chilli in Mexico! When you have the right ancho its not a surprising fact.

Ancho should have sweet berry flavours with just a hint of heat.

There are several grades of Ancho chilli available on the market:

Plain Ancho which is the lowest grade, grown wrong and processed wrong making this a bad tasting chilli.

Mediano Ancho is getting better but hit and miss with its flavour being distant, usually hotter too.

Primero or Grande are the Anchos you want to eat, the full sweet berry flavour is foremost with low heat being just above sweet pepper

When cooking with the correct ancho it enhances the flavour and aroma of any dish or sauce and you will appreciate why its the most best selling chilli in Mexico.

Ancho Grande come in several sizes during the year, late Spring the pods are smaller at around half the size of your hand, in recipes this is classed as 1 whole pod, height of summer the ancho is the size of your hand and classed as 2 whole ancho pods.

You can use whole or part of a pod depending on how much you need, just cut what you require.

Each Ancho Pod weighs approx 8g-15g

 

Origin – Mexico