Offering a distinct, nutty flavor described as more intense than broccoli, this pale, green vegetable looks and tastes like a cross between broccoli and cauliflower. Available starting in late summer.
Fresh Green Garlic
Grown in California, regarded as a spring delicacy, fresh green garlic are very young garlic before they begin to form bulbils or cloves.
Red Finger Hot Chile Pepper
Inventory, 8 lbs : 0
This item was last sold on : 04/26/14
Red finger hot chile peppers are usually available May to September.
Small, thin and very hot, red finger hot chile peppers offer their fiery zest to those who love and crave eye-watering hot food. Scoville units: 6-8 (5,000-50,000)
Conforming to today's nutritional awareness, chiles are cholesterol-free, saturated fat-free, low calorie, and high fiber. Capsicums contain more vitamin A than any other food plant. Chiles provide an excellent source of vitamin C and the B vitamins, and significant amounts of iron, thiamine, niacin, magnesium, and riboflavin. Capsicums increase the metabolic rate and are excellent for the weight-conscious. The thermic effect of chiles requires six grams of chile to burn off an average of 45 calories in three hours.
Fry or saute finger hot peppers. Use raw on relish platters, in salads and sandwiches. Stuff them. Pickle them. Include in hot enchilada sauce. Perk up salsas, sauces, relishes, appetizers, hors d'oeuvres and dips. Make a spunky chutney to accompany meat entrees.
The finger hot pepper, also know as Jwala, is the most popular hot chile grown and used for spicy dishes in India.
Recipes that include Red Finger Hot Chile Pepper. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Menu In Progress||Chile-Lime Chicken|
|Smitten Kitchen||Roasted Acorn Squash with Chile-Lime Vinaigrette|