A workers' cooperative growing food on London's edge in the Lea Valley

Cabe Merah Keriting

Origin: Java, Indonesia

OrganicLea Heat Rating: 3

The name means literally “curly red chilli”, and “dreadlock chilli” is its nickname. The thin wiry fruit can grow into highly ornate shapes. The seed was brought to us by Adam, an OrganicLea worker who had been given it by Indonesian farmers whilst attending the Quarternal Gathering of La Via Campesina, the global peasants’ union. The perfect pepper for making Indonesian style satay sauce with.

Photo used under Creative Commons license.

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