Dried Chile: De Arbol
These are likely to be the freshest dried chiles you can find. De Arbol are very hot but they also have a nice nutty flavor. The seed for these comes from Jalisco and they tend to be shorter than traditional de Arbol but also hotter. Toast them and then blend with tomatillos, onion, garlic and a little water for a great table salsa. They come in handy anytime a little spark of intense heat is required.
If you're comparing chiles, we like to think of them this way:
Anchos: The foundation. Dense, raisiny but mild heat. Ideal for Sauces
Guajillos: Light and hot, super fruity. Nice for sauces but not a lot of body. We like 2 anchos to 1 guajillo.
De Arbol: Very hot. Mostly for salsas.
Cascabel: No real heat but great nutty flavor. Mostly used for salsas.
Download our Rancho Gordo Chile Guide here.
Latin: Capsicum annuum
Production: Northern California
Not available for shipping to Canada.
The best way to keep in touch is through our newsletter, which includes product updates, loads of recipes, and more. We send it twice monthly and we never share your information with anyone.
For customer service of any kind, please call 800/599-8323
or 707/259-1935 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For the Napa retail store, please call 707/259-1935 x103
Rancho Gordo New World Specialty Food
1924 Yajome Street, Napa CA 94559
For wholesale inquiries, please call 707/259-1935 x104
or email email@example.com
For Twitter: http://twitter.com/RanchoGordo
For Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/ranchogordo/
If you prefer, you can send us a message from here: