The Heat Duel: Fresno vs. Jalapeño

Embark on a spicy journey to distinguish the Fresno Pepper from the Jalapeño. 🌶️ Which packs more heat? Let's find out!

Origins and Evolution

The California-born Fresno Pepper, known for its fruity flare, and the Mexican native Jalapeño, with its versatile green to red transformation. 🌱➡️🔥

A Tale of Two Tastes

While both peppers start with a vegetable-like freshness, Fresno matures into a fruitier, smokier sensation, whereas Jalapeño sweetens with age. 🍇🌶️

The Scoville Showdown

In the battle of heat, Fresno peppers notch up 2,500 to 10,000 SHU, slightly edging out the Jalapeño's 2,000 to 8,000 SHU. 🔥🥊

Culinary Champions

From ceviche and salsa to sauces and smokes, both peppers shine in the kitchen. Will you go for Fresno's rich smokiness or Jalapeño's sweet kick? 🍽️✨