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Maras Chile Flakes
Maras Chile Flakes
Maras Chile Flakes
Maras Chile Flakes

Maras Chile Flakes

Sundried Tomato, Fruity Heat, Currant

Our Maras Chile Flakes find their way into almost anything we create, from seafood to cocktail rims, making them our one of our go-to single origin spices. They are the perfect chile flake because of their bold, irresistible flavor without an overpowering heat, making them perfect for every palate.

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Top Recipes with Maras Chile Flakes

Penne Pasta with Arrabiata Sauce

Ingredients:  1 lb Penne pasta, cooked 1 1/2 lb Pancetta (or thick cut bacon), cubed 2 yellow onion, chopped 6 garlic clove, sliced 4 cups/32 oz Tomato puree (Tomato Passata)...

Thai Style Pork Lettuce Cups

Ingredients:  1 lb Ground Pork 2 tbsp Garlic, minced 2 tbsp Ginger, minced 2 pcs Thai chilis, sliced 1 bunch Scallions, sliced (separate white part from green part) 1 tbsp...

Highlights

Origin:

Kahramanmaras, Turkey

Tasting Notes:

Sundried Tomato, Fruity Heat, Currant

Ingredients:

Maras chile flakes, Salt, Sunflower oil

100% Fresh Ingredients

You can trace our spices back to the farm where they were grown

Chef Tested

All our recipes are chef-tested (and tasted) -we don't sell it to you unless we love it

Straight From The Source

We work with farmers, nonprofit organizations, and agricultural cooperatives to obtain spices directly from the people who grow them

Give Back Program

A portion of proceeds from every sale goes to feed individuals and families in our local community through our foundation, Tribe for Change

Origin & Sourcing

Kahramanmaras, Turkey

Farmers in Kahramanmaras, Turkey grow Maras peppers-also known as Aleppo across the border in Syria, where the civil war has destroyed production-in a fertile plain at the base of Ahir Mountain. Dubbed by the Wall Street Journal as the "Eartha Kitt of chiles" for its sultry heat and slow burn, Maras peppers are harvested in late summer, then sun-dried during the day, and wrapped in cloth at night to "sweat."

This unique regional method traps moisture, boosting the pepper's trademark "wetness," also enhanced by the cut size of the flakes, which plays a role in how much salt and oil they will hold. Naturally regenerative,

Chef Spotlight

With Chef Trent - Founder

Trent Blodgett's journey started from battling chronic depression to finding solace and purpose in cooking. Trained to cook at an upscale Spanish restaurant in San Francisco led to a chef position running large events and pop up dinners throughout the Bay Area. Immersed in the captivating world of flavors and scents, Trent became fascinated by the history and cultural influences of cuisine.

Driven by his newfound passion, Trent embarked on extensive travels, collecting spices that reminded him of the diverse culinary experiences he encountered. Cooking became his medicine and meditation, transforming his outlook on life. This transformative journey led Trent to establish Spice Tribe, a platform to share his spice blends, stories, and the belief that a shift in cooking perspective can profoundly impact one's existence.

Tips for Success

Cooking tips from our chefs

This dried garlic is quite coarse and perfect for adding a bit of texture and a burst of flavor directly on to your food. You can use this almost anywhere you would use fresh garlic or you can grind it into a fine powder and use in your own spice blends and rubs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are Maras chile flakes?

Maras refers to the town in Turkey where these chiles are grown. They have a mild/ medium heat and incredible delicious flavor reminiscent of tomatoes and roasting chiles.

Is Maras and Aleppo chile the same?

These names are used almost interchangeably but they refer to where the chile was grown. Due to the war in Syria it has been very challenging to get Aleppo chile and many farmers have moved across the border to Turkey. These two chiles have the same generics but slightly different flavor profiles due to the slight change in location and climate.

How do you use Maras chile flakes?

These are our go to chile flake that we use in nearly everything. They bring an amazing flavor without overpowering with heat.

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