Welcome to North Of The Border!
North Of The Border is dedicated to the use of chile in fun and festive ways, both traditionally and creatively. Their products are taste tested by some of the best palates in the Southwest to maintain a consistently superior quality. North of the Border is not just a spice company. Their products are dry mixes and seasonings packaged in a see-through cellophane bag with a festive label with instructions. These are products that one can carry easily to uncivilized places. To us every day has a fiesta in it somewhere. So see what we have to offer and join the party.
Pasilla Chile Powder is a convenient, pulverized form of the pasilla chili.
The pasilla chile or chile negro is the dried form of the chilaca chili pepper, a long and narrow member of species Capsicum annuum. Named for its dark, wrinkled skin and pronounced pah-SEE-yah mening in spanish "little raisin". It is a mild to medium-hot, rich-flavored chile. Pasilla Chile are used in sauces especially as an ingrdient in Mole. Pasilla Chile powder is often combined with fruits and are excellent served with duck, seafood, lamb, mushrooms, garlic, fennel, honey, or oregano.
Use in Mole and other chile sauces. Its flavor profile is sophisticated and complex, ranging from tangy to rich to woodsy.