While Mexican food in Australia is becoming more popular contrary to the "Tex-Mex" variety it is used to, more and more Australians explore seasonings and spices used in Mexican cooking. One of the most commonly used terms in most Mexican restaurants is chipotle.
When you think of Mexican food, you probably imagine a spicy, warm sensation that comes with it that lasts for hours. That's the jalapeño, Mexico's chilli. We all love that tiny green explosion of flavour and fire in our burritos, nachos, and quesadillas, but how much do you know about the pepper itself?