It is often described as having a smokey, ‘raisin-like’ taste, used in mushroom sauces, and eggplant. It’s less spicy than many other chile peppers, but provides a more lasting build of heat. Traditionally used in meat dishes but try it sprinkled on steamed vegetables for an added kick. Because of its fruity overtones, it is becoming popular in to use in sweet
dishes in North America.