This armored ball with its hooked shaped spines, like many of its relatives, may look like a tiny green dinosaur, but in fact, it is a delicious fruit. The chincuya fruit falls in the family of annona and is closely related to the papausa (not to be confused with a
The chile de arból is a long, thin red chili that is ubiquitous throughout Mexico. This dried chili pepper is spicy and can readily be found on most table tops or taco stands in some form or other. Usually blended into a delicious salsa, but sometimes just used crushed as
The chile habanero is one of hottest chilis used in Mexican cooking. It has a distinct floral taste accompanied by intense heat. The habanero is commonly used in the Yucatán, as well as many other regions of Mexico and other parts of the world.