Other names: Dried Poblano
Availability: All year.
Source: Mexico and the United States.
Handling Tips: 40-60° F. Cool, dark, and dry.
General Information: The ancho is the sweetest of the dried chilies. Embodies a mild fruit flavor resembling raisins and plums with a hint of tobacco. A primary chile in traditional "mole" which is a sauce or mixture containing chile. The ancho is medium on the heat scale