Takanotsume translates to "The Claw of the Hawk" and is a very rare pepper in Japan. In fact, Tsujita-san, the president and craftsman of Yamatsu Tsujita Co. Ltd. says, "99 percent of red chili peppers sold in Japan are produced overseas and many of these are species of red chili peppers that cannot be called Takanotsume although they are circulated as such." These peppers have become his mission to preserve and as he puts it, "Takanotsume is my heart and soul." Takanotsume peppers are prized for their distinctively rich aroma, flavor and unrivaled spiciness. The peppers in these jars are hand-selected. Enjoy in anyway you currently use dried peppers.
8g net weight