South American Spices

South America is credited with being the birthplace of the hot chile pepper, but there’s more to South American cuisine than capsicums. Explore the flavors of Brazil, which has food that reflects its cosmopolitan cities, steamy beaches, or broad, grazing land. Travel to the wide-open grasslands of Argentina or up into the highlands of the Andes, following the spices from each region along the way. Or try using some pre-mixed, South American-style seasoning blends, for an easy and convenient way to dive into the tastes and culture of this rich and diverse continent.

Aji Panca Chile
Aji Panca Chile
Pronounced "ah-hee pahn-ka", the Aji Panca chile is the second most popular chile in Peruvian cuisine behind the better known Aji Amarillo Chil
Criolla Sella Chiles
Criolla Sella Chiles
Criolla Sella (Spanish pronunciation: cree-YO-yo SEH-ya) chiles, Capsicum baccatum, are indigenous peppers that come from the Andes Mountains in Bolivia.
Granulated Goat's Horn Chile
Granulated Goat's Horn Chile
The sweet, lightly spicy Granulated Goat’s Horn Chile, or Cacho de Cabra, has an aroma that’s primarily powered by the deep, rich aromas of cherries and raisins, with a hint of smoky tob
Ground  Allspice
Ground Allspice
Woodsy and fragrant, our Ground Allspice has a deep, almost cinnamon-sweet fragrance that’s prickly with hints of pepper and kept aloft by a cloud of light lemon-ginger.
Organic Allspice Berries
Organic Allspice Berries
Organic Allspice, Pimenta dioica (formerly Pimenta officinalis) , comes from the family Myrtaceae  (myrtle family) and is closely related to clove, eucalyptus, guava and
Organic Ground Annatto
Organic Annatto Powder
Organic Annatto Powder, Bixa orellana, is also known as achiote, ground annatto, or annatto spice.
Organic Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks
Organic Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks
Organic Ceylon ("seh-LAHN") Cinnamon Sticks, Cinnamomum verum, are also called Ceylon cinnamon, canela cinnamon sticks, or canela sticks.
Organic Ground Ceylon Cinnamon
Organic Ground Ceylon Cinnamon
Organic Ceylon Cinnamon (pronounced "suh-laan"), Cinnamomum verum, is also called Ceylon cinnamon powder, ground Ceylon cinnamon, or pure C
Organic Ground Coriander
Organic Ground Coriander
The flavor of Organic Ground Coriander is capricious and beguiling.
Rocoto Chile Flakes
Rocoto Chile Flakes
The Rocoto (ro-CO-to) Pepper, Capsicum pubescens, is native to the mountains of Peru.
Wiri Wiri Chiles
Wiri Wiri Chiles
Wiri Wiri Chiles, pronounced "weer ee", are one of the harder to find chile peppers, and at approximately 1/2" in diameter they have a cherry or berry like appearance.
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