chili / chilᐧe / ’Chilē / noun:
a small hot-tasting pod of a variety of Capsicum
the crown jewel of Mexican cuisine
your new best friend
There are hundreds of varieties of fresh chile peppers. Then add in that dried chile peppers have a different name than their fresh counterparts and it can get confusing muy rapido.
We will work with a variety of Mexican Chiles to create some of the most famous dishes where they are used.
Plaintain Stuffed Ancho Chiles with Crema
Oaxacan Black Bean and Chile Chipotle Soup
Grilled Jalapeňo Avocado Salsa on Shrimp Tostadas
Chile Coloradito Chicken Enchiladas
Mexican Chocolate Almond Cake with Candied Chiles
Enjoy this interactive guide to Mexican Chilies compliments of Lucky Peach Magazine!