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Old 01-04-2008, 09:00 AM   #11
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I have seen them identified as a Holland chili, too.

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Old 04-11-2008, 09:49 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by TanyaK View Post
This might be the silly question of the day but here goes :-) Here in SA they just sell everything as "chillies" and most of it looks like this. It's 5cm long but weigh only 4 grams. It looks like a jalapeno (or cayenne pepper?) but apparently jalapenos are bigger. So can anyone please tell me what kind of chilli this is ?
Mate, that is a Serrano chili. It is hotter than a jalapeño, but not as hot as a Scotch Bonnet. The Serrano actually gets a little less hot and a bit more sweet if you let them ripen to red on the vine.

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