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Facing Heaven Chilis

ElsieB Apr 5, 2013 01:58 PM

Having a hard time finding a source for these chilis. I thought there was a link for an online source but I have searched my best thru the Every Grain of Rice threads and can't find what I thought I remembered seeing. I have tried every chinese market in Ct (almost:) and searched online. I had not realized the difficulty of finding these chilis. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

  1. emily Apr 5, 2013 02:04 PM

    I've never been able to find them in stores. You can order them here:

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    1. re: emily
      emily Apr 5, 2013 02:05 PM

      Huh, I just read the new description and it says "we will ship fat or thin version without distinguishing". You want the "fat version".

      1. re: emily
        ElsieB Apr 5, 2013 03:36 PM

        Thank you Emily. Yours was the post I remembered but couldn't re-find it in those long threads. I just sent an email to ask if I can order the fat ones. I'll get back here if and when I get an answer and an order! I can't believe how hard they are to get a hold of!!!

    2. BigSal Apr 5, 2013 06:47 PM

      I've purchased mine from here. http://www.chillipepperpete.com/produ...

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      1. re: BigSal
        ElsieB Apr 6, 2013 08:47 AM

        Thanks, think I will wait to see if the other source below works
        out since it is in the US. If not, this will be my next try. I have a friend in CA also on the hunt for me.

        1. re: BigSal
          emily Apr 8, 2013 02:11 PM

          This source comes to about $100 lb. with shipping to me in CA...

          Posharpstore emailed me that the fat facing heaven chiles are out of stock. He claims the thin ones are also facing heaven and that he's Sichuanese and they work for him. I think he sent me some free bags in my last order of the thin, which I will try.

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          HillJ Apr 11, 2013 05:38 AM

          If you find yourself in NYC/Chinatown, Hong Kong Supermarkets carries them.

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          1. re: HillJ
            ElsieB Apr 11, 2013 02:56 PM

            thanks, I have ordered 2 dif kinds from the source emily mentioned below. Will come back with comment after I
            receive them. My email inquiry was answered quickly by the gentleman (who said he was from sichuan) and included pics of 4 or 5 dif kinds of chilis and his rec as to what I shd get.

            1. re: ElsieB
              HillJ Apr 11, 2013 02:58 PM

              Oh good, I'm glad you were able to order the peppers afterall. I look forward to hearing how you enjoy using them in your dishes.

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