Re: [CH] What Is Guajillo Chile?

Charles Demas (
Tue, 31 Mar 1998 18:14:25 -0500 (EST)

guajillo chile

guajillo chile [gwah-HEE-yoh] The skin of this dried CHILE is
shiny-smooth and a deep, burnished red. The chile is very tough and
must be soaked longer than most dried chiles. The flavorful guajillo
is pointed, long and narrow (about 4 inches by 1 inch). Because it can
be quite hot, the guajillo is also sometimes called the travieso
("mischievous") chile  in reference to its not-so-playful sting. It's
used in both sauces and cooked dishes.

Here's the URL for the EPICURIOUS DICTIONARY.  Bookmark it, it's great!

BTW, there are lots of different types of chiles listed ubder "chile."

Chuck Demas
Needham, Mass.

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