Ito Togarashi – Sil Gochu
Ito togarashi in Japan, sil gochu in Korea, these superfine strands of dried chilli are a stunning garnish for savoury dishes.
Ito togarishi or sil gochu is also called angel hair chilli, because of the fineness of the strands. The chillies are sun dried, and then carefully shredded. They have a mild fruity kick with gentle warmth, so complement anything from grilled fish to soups and canapés. This is one of the most beautiful chilli peppers to keep in your store-cupboard.