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Mother in law pepper

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Mother in law pepper

My friend asked me to bring her back some mother in

LAw pepper. Where can I find it and can you please .giu ,me the name in Turkish

Orkanger, Norway
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1. Re: Mother in law pepper

Easy ;)

Spice market - look for Pul biber.

The shop at the end is the best place to go, number 44 and 42. Big one, they will let you taste, but be careful with them Capsicum annuum varities ;))

Kayakoy, Turkey
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2. Re: Mother in law pepper

For the spicy peppers ask for "acı pul biber", there is a milder version too. Arifoglu in a good shop in the Egyptian Bazar. Cheers!

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3. Re: Mother in law pepper

They sell a lot of pul biber variants, from mild to hot burning hot ;)

It would be very intersting if anyone reallyy have compared these mexican peppers with pul bibers

Such as

Jalapeño =

Cayenne =

Aleppo = Halaby pepper, the real, original pul biber?

Poblano =

Ps

Arifoglu sell Turkish delight, they are shop no 31. I didnt like this store, couldnt find any spices. Thus 44 and 42, bigger and more spice related ;)

Edited: 13 December 2012, 07:58
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4. Re: Mother in law pepper

What is the name of that shop Dryassanne? Every now and then İ do shop in the Bazar, but never really check the names. İ think İ did buy in Arifoglu as well.

There is a big variety of peppers in Turkey as well, but funny enough theya re grown locally and for personal use. İ have not seen the small round peppers on the market for instance, but İ grow them in the garden. The peppers used for pul biber are the small thin red peppers, you see them also on strings hanging out to dry.

Orkanger, Norway
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5. Re: Mother in law pepper

The shop is

Malatya Palace

Here is their website, the page that presents their shops:

http://www.malatya-pazari.com/shops.php

Istanbul, Turkey
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6. Re: Mother in law pepper

It must be Malatya Pazari.

Kayakoy, Turkey
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7. Re: Mother in law pepper

Yes, been there, did good shopping there!

Orkanger, Norway
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Palace?? Who said Palace? Kremt ::))

I ve started to use the medium hot aleppo in my Italian home made cooking.

The red kind of oily stuff, without seeds, I bought in the Egyptian bazar.

Oh yes, it makes the whole difference! One teaspoon, and my pasta amatriciana all the suddden tastes very delicious, that mystic kind of flaming hot it is supposed to be, just like the Toscana folks like it And just like it is served in trattoria Copelle just by Panteon, Rome ;)

Now, I really have to try to make somee of the lovely turk dishes!

Edited: 13 December 2012, 10:03
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9. Re: Mother in law pepper

Thank you all very much! This will make my friend very happy, and we can perhaps get some for ourselves.

One more question, is there an accepted way of bringing these items through customs?

Are there any spices we shouldn't bring back (going directly to the U.S.A after our visit)

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10. Re: Mother in law pepper

As to Arifoglu, I liked this shop very much but for perfume oil and creating your own scent. Not sure if Orhan is still there...