These organic chiles are locally grown by Fire Tongue Farms in Santa Cruz, California, which is a small farm is situated close to the coast with year round salty breeze. The Guajillo pepper is the dried Mirasol variety traditionally from southern Mexico. They are a classic ingredient in mole sauces and a staple of Mexican cuisine. They have subtle smokiness (though these are not smoked) complimented by a fruit forward flavor and hint of spice. These are not as hot as the similar but smaller and hotter Puya variety (that we also love), but still can make for a spicy meal especially when used in larger amounts in dishes so that the heat builds up.
Packaging: 100% compostable bags. Everything is compostable from the ink to the seal. Bio based materials made from cellulose break down after 18 months in compost. We recommend using the spices as soon as possible, but if you are keeping your spices longer term we recommend putting them in your own glass jars to ensure maximum freshness as the packaging will degrade over time.
Source: Santa Cruz, California
Net Weight: 3 oz
Our single-origin spices are sourced directly from small farms around the world to highlight the unique terroir of each spice while improving the livelihood of the farmers that grow them.