SHU: 10,000 – 30,000 estimated
Type: Capsicum Pubescens
In the words of Uncle Jessie, “Have Mercy.” Forget everything you know about underground peps because your life is about to be turned upside down. This is the Costa Rican Yellow Rocoto and it’s the best pepper we’ve ever had, hands down. Allow me to explain.
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Really strange, pungent capsicum baccatum pepper. A fairly well known underground cultivar. Can taste almost soapy at times like cilantro, in an interesting floral way.
Very strong burst of citrusy baccatum flavor on first bite, similar to the Aji Cito and even the Lemon Drop. And it’s no slouch in the department of heat, got a nice kick to it! It does taste a little bit like pineapple. Really delicious baked with coconut oil and a great alternative to Cayenne type dishes.
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