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At ZÃ³calo, their objective is to support agricultural communities and traditions in Latin America bringing flours, grains, spices, sauces, spreads and sweets to the gourmet chef.
Aji Amariilo is one of the most important ingredients in Peruvian cooking. It has a heat level of 6 (scale of 10). Great in combination with meat, poultry, fish, vegetables, pasta and rice dishes, and to season nuts.
Mesquite flour comes from the pods of the Algarroba tree which grows wild in large forest areas in the coastal regions of northern Peru. It imparts a warm, sweet, slightly smoky taste to foods, and enhances the flavors of cinnamon, chocolate,... more
Mostly grown and used on the northern coast of Peru, the pod is 2-3 inches long and changes from a yellow to deep reddish orange color when it ripens. Aji limo is spicy (heat level 8) and is primarily used to prepare ceviche and rice dishes.
AJI PANCA One of the most common types of aji in Peru, aji panca is 3 to 5 inches in length and has a thick flesh that matures from a green to dark red in color. Distinct from the other ajis in itâ€™s spiciness, aji panca is mild in heat... more