The Pimenta Buquinho chilli pepper hails from the lush and fertile region of Minas Gerais, Brazil. This region is known for its rich soil and ideal climate, making it the perfect place to grow this unique pepper. The heirloom seeds used to grow Pimenta Buquinho have been passed down through generations of local farmers, who have honed their craft to cultivate the pepper to perfection. Commonly known as little beak peppers / Chupetinho / Chupetinha.
The Pimenta Buquinho pepper is not only rare but also unique in its shape, which is small and round, resembling a little kiss (buquinho in Portuguese). This pepper is also known for its deep orange-red color and its thin walls, making it perfect for drying and grinding to use as a seasoning.
By choosing Pimenta Buquinho grown using organic and heirloom methods, you can taste the true flavor of this rare pepper, and also support the traditional farming practices and the preservation of a unique pepper variety.
The fruit itself grows from three-quarters of an inch to an inch long, with that tear-drop shape; bulbous on one end and tapering to a fine point on the other.
The pepper has the distinctive smoky flavor, crunchy and juicy with an initially tangy, citrus taste followed by a sweet, and fruity with mild heat. This small, yet mighty pepper packs a punch of flavor with a moderate level of heat. Perfect for adding a touch of spice to your favorite dishes, Pimenta Buquinho is a must-have for any chili connoisseur. These peppers are grown using traditional farming techniques passed down through generations, ensuring the highest quality and taste.
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