The Cascabel Chili Pepper
by Thomas Kelly on Mar 23, 2015
Plump and squat, this Mexican chili is better known by its nickname: the rattle chili. With just a short constrained blip of heat upon first tasting, this is a great chili for braises, soups and stews; longer cook times will coax out its full-bodied woodsy flavor.
Sourcing: Cascabel chilies can be found dried at Latin markets or online.
Storing: Whole dried chilies should be kept sealed in an airtight container and free of moisture.
- Brussels Sprouts
- Soft fresh cheese, like ricotta or chevre
The Chili Pepper Field Guide is a growing knowledge base exploring the diverse flavors of chili peppers from around the world. We welcome your thoughts and content suggestions via email or social media using hashtag #chililab