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Flavor of the Week: Aleppo pepper adds fruity spice

The spice is often featured in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine

Aleppo pepper is a reddish-brown colored spice most often used in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine. It has a moderate heat level and a fruity taste. It’s found on only 1 percent of menus, but it is gaining ground. Aleppo pepper’s use on menus has increased 208 percent over the past four years.

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