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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Chipotle Cuisine

Chipotle flavor is very popular - in everything from burritos to barbecue sauce - but you know what it is, exactly ?

A chipotle is a ripe , smoked jalapeno . (You see now that this hot mysterious rich, sweet and smoky - but not too hot - . Flavor comes from) This is not a certain pepper , then , but a method of preparation. In fact, there are several varieties of jalapenos used to Chipotle , and the results are different in size , heat and smoke . Traditionally, the peppers are harvested at the end of the growing season , when they are a bit dry.
They are based on the grids placed (wood, bamboo or metal) in a smokehouse , while wood smoke in a combustion chamber in the vicinity for several days. The process - which is still used by some manufacturers - dates pre - Aztec Mexico, where the Indians Teotihuacan their smoked chillies to preserve them. ( Some modern processors use large towers, gas and even some liquid smoke to try to achieve the taste of Chipotle . )

What is the correct way to pronounce chipotle ?

Although it is easier for some of us to the " l " before the " t" in Chipotle , the correct pronunciation is more fun : "File chi - - poat " or the original word probably comes from "chi - PoHT - drop" tzilpoctli the Aztec word ; tzilli means " chili " and poctli means " smoke " ..

What is Scoville?
It is a method for measuring the level of chilli heat . It was developed in the 1900s by the pharmacist Wilbur Scoville . An extract from chilli is made to be tested diluted , until the focus is barely detectable , and a sheet heating unit associated with at this point depends on the dilution. A pepper would have a value of zero Scoville Heat , for example, and a Scotch Bonnet pepper How would between 150000-325000 units. Chipotle also varies a level of Scoville unit , which is used by kinds of peppers, but can reach 10,000 to 20,000 SHU .

As you might guess , it is a new technology to realize the extent of the heat . This is called high-pressure liquid chromatography and the results are in units ASTA (American Spice Trade Association). It is a conversion system to convert units of ASTA the Scoville units , but since Scoville is the best known standard.

Chipotle kitchen
Chipotle are usually estimated in Mexican and Tex-Mex and Mexican cuisine - American , but you will now find in fusion cuisine , too. They are used to season chili sauce, salsas, soups and stews, braised meats and bean dishes . Chipotles are sometimes combined with other peppers to rub a chilli paste on meat or vegetables, and they are crushed and adobo to season in combination with other spices marinade meat.

You can download the whole chipotle peppers peppers , canned and ground ( powdered) . Chipotle chili powder is easy to use and contains all the taste and warmth of the whole pepper / smoky.

Here are some simple ways ( near-instant! ) to liven up your food with chipotle chili powder :

• In baked taco with sour cream or guacamole for use in tacos , burritos , or potatoes.
• Stir in mayonnaise ( or aioli ) before spread for sandwiches or hamburgers.
• Add a pinch of beans or lentils during cooking.
• to barbecue sauces and marinades add.
• Shake the meat or vegetables before grilling .
• Add the pizza sauce .
• Use instead of cayenne pepper for a new direction. ( Mix with salt for - the - . Vibrating )
• Combine adobo sauce with ketchup on the spot .

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