Chili: A Sign of the Southwest
Hanging red chili peppers is one of the iconic images of the Southwest. It represents a unique cuisine that has been yielded thanks to a unique natural landscape. For this reason, this magnet souvenir from United States is sure to be a welcomed addition to your kitchen.
This magnet is bound to help out your appetite every once in a while, particularly if you're a big fan of Mexican cuisine and it's many spicy dishes. Instrumental in many of these dishes are the sun-dried red peppers that are prepared in droves both because of their taste and delicious food enhancing qualities.
Chili in New Mexican Culture
New Mexico is widely known for its peppers which are not only used for cooking but also for decoration in rooms, patios and galleries. They are beautiful for their intriguing and changing colors and their erratic shapes. They display a sense of the pass of time and never ending as no other fruit of nature does. Santa Fe has peppers of its own and they are known as Santa Fe Grande chile pepper or Yellow hot chili pepper. Locales usually call them Guero chili peppers as blondes in Mexican cultures are called gueros.
As all chile peppers, this variety change colors from green tinted yellow to an orange tinted red. If you are not familiar with chiles, guero chili peppers are the best to start your training as they are not very spicy. However, you need to check that the ones you are tasting are not hot as some might be beyond tolerable standards. It is not too daring to say that after having some meals spiced with guero chili peppers, you might tolerate spicier peppers as jalapenos. This magnet souvenir will be great addition to your collection on the fridge.