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Ancho Pepper Chile Peppers Pasilla Pepper What's the Difference?

What's the real difference between ancho and pasillo chile peppers?

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What's the real difference between ancho and pasillo chile peppers?

Bakermon | Oct 18, 2009 06:39 PM

According to Wikipedia, the only real difference is shape. But according to Pacific Food Importers and World Spice, there are varietal differences. Wiki says anchos are part of the pasillo family, which breaks out Oachaca (sp?) as well. C'mon, you chili (and chile) afficianados. What do you think?

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