A special kind of mortero, a local man made craft, done with wood on different shapes.

Red gold

The hot pepper it’s known as the “red gold” of Sonora because the price can get up to $1,500 pesos per kilo

The tipical courses in the state are machaca, caldo de queso, and cocido sonorense, pozole de trigo, gallina pinta, carne asada, and numerous kinds of sea food and fish. Burros and chimichangas.

The plant is a wild bush deeply ramificated, with a size of 1 meter of diameter approximated, that frequently climbs or gets on top of other trees. Their flowers are color white and the fruits are round berries.

Despite a terrible fame, is not one of the hottest peppers since only offers 100 thousand U.I scale of Scoville, measurement for spicy hot. Image: Left. Hot pepper / Right. Chile piquin.

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The aforementioned contains capsaicin (a responsible alkaloid for the flavor or some of the growth of spicy hot peppers), carotenes, capsorubin, lutein, copper and vitamin C in a appreciable, amount the one that you lose during the drying.

Pure hot pepper

Scientists call it Capsicum annum L. variety of glabriusculum; but this is a subject that is Originated multiple controversies, given the fact that there’s some that provides a variety of different types like minus, minus, baccatum, minimum o aviculare .

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Hot pepper: Sonora’s red Gold

Hot pepper

It can be edible when is Green and fresh, that is the way it goes in to your dinner table and is prepare on escabeche, with vegetables and vinegar, or in conservas of brine.

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Is not the spiciest in the world, but no other taste like this; the key is the unique flavor from Sonora México.

Sonora México

It grows in Sonora in the south area and mountainous, next to the shore of rivers or in glens under the bushes of the desert.

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