Proper Name: Biquiño Red
Other Names: Biquinho, Roquito, Sweetie Drops, Petit Bec
Type: Capsicum Chinense
Seed Availablity: Trade Only
Scoville Heat Units: 500-1K SHU
Sauce Strength Rating*: Mild – 1.5/11
Ripe Flavour: A lightly fruity, sweet red pepper with just a touch of bitterness. At its best offsetting pungeant goats cheese after being pickled in white wine vinegar.
Green Flavour: ???
Products: Prices Spices’ Reclus Red
Related Peppers: Biquiño Amarelo, Biquiño Peach, Chupetiño
You may also enjoy: Jalapeño Red, Sugar Rush Red
*This value represents the heat rating that I would expect to give to a sauce using this pepper as its main ingredient. Other ingredients or particularly high purity may result in a slightly stronger sauce, while lower concentrations will yeild a weaker one and other products may vary.