Urfa Biber

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Description

Urfa Biber, also known as Isot, hails from the sun-soaked city of Şanlıurfa in southeastern Turkey. The time-honored chili spice boasts a medium lingering heat, rich wine-like flavor and a delicate hint of smoke. Just a sprinkle will add a depth of flavor to everything from traditional recipes to your morning scrambled eggs. 

Description

To make Urfa Biber, chili peppers are harvested at the peak of ripeness. They’re then sun-dried, carefully cured, and ground to be about the size of kosher salt. In Turkey, this ancient spice is used to add a subtle kick to kebabs, soups, stews, and more.

    How to Use

    Use this dark burgundy spice to add rich color and flavor to marinades, roast vegetables, homemade hot sauce, salad dressing, and more. A final sprinkle also makes for a beautiful garnish for dips like hummus, baba ganoush, and muhammara.

    Suzy's Tips

    Swap in Urfa pepper in any recipe that calls for standard chili flakes to add a distinctly Mediterranean flair.

    Ingredients

    Purple Urfa Pepper, Vegetable Oil, Salt | Net weight: 1.7oz (48 g)

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    Please note during the cold winter months, our olive oils can sometimes freeze during transit and cause some of the natural waxes to separate from the oil, causing some cloudiness or floating particles. This is completely normal and does not impact the quality of the olive oil in any way. To thaw, simply leave the olive oil in room temperature. Do not in any way warm up the olive oil in a microwave or put it in direct sunlight. Olive oil is best stored in a cool dark room to preserve its life and quality.

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    Why buy from us?

    100% Satisfaction Guarantee

    We believe in our products. That’s why we guarantee your satisfaction or your money back.

    Non GMO

    You can rest assured that none of our spices contain bioengineered ingredients.

    Fresh

    We are doing this the old fashioned way! Our suppliers package only to order, and we, in turn, order in small batches to ensure freshness and flavor integrity.

    Customer Reviews

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    Donna Calzone
    Great in dressings!

    I used Urfa Biber in dressing for a lentil salad. It was a hit! I love the flavor it adds. I’m just discovering new spices to use. As I prepare dishes following Mediterranean recipes.

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    Elda Zanin
    URFA BIBER

    I am so glad you introduced this spice. It makes a subtle difference. I made the French lentil salad and couldn't stop eating it. Anxious to use UB in other recipes.

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    Mary Ann Sang
    Combination of flavors

    Watching Suzy I was intrigued by the flavor of this pepper. I need to watch salt intake, so I’m always looking for ways to enhance my foods with great flavors. I do taste a subtle smoky, citrus flavor, but also a bit of cocoa. I use it on everything from soup, to Dal, to veggie sandwiches. Very pleased!

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    DiAnn Welsh
    New Product

    I have only gotten a chance to cook with Biber once in a chicken dish . Loved the warm , but bright flavor it created. I look forward to incorporating it into other dishes.

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    cgm

    Six stars for this spice. I find myself reaching for it more often than the usual s&p. Delicious, fragrant and versatile. 🙂