Make the food extra spicy by seasoning with Whole Dried Arbol Chili.
De Arbol Chiles, Capsicum annuum, are pronounced “day ar boll” and are also known as chile de Arbol, de arbol peppers, “pico de pajaro” (bird beak) or “cola de rata” (rat tail). Unlike some chiles they are called the same thing in both their fresh and dried states. De Arbol chiles are narrow, curved and a bit pointed at the tip, they’re less than ½” wide and between 2” and 3” long with a thin flesh.
Dried De Arbol chiles are often used in making ristras which are decorative garlands made of chiles strung together. Ristras are believed to bring good luck and health and are used both for cooking and as ornaments.
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