We're equal-opportunity pizza enthusiasts over here at B&B. That's why we weren't surprised when we saw the NYT article asking, "Is New York's Best Pizza in New Jersey?" about the amazing pies our friends at Razza in Jersey City are making. Needless to say, we were excited (like, really excited) when Dan Richer, founder of Razza, wanted to collaborate on making his chili blend dreams come true.
Dan developed this bright, fruity chili blend as a major upgrade to what he calls the "run-of-the-mill crushed red pepper that's on every table at your local pizzeria." It's ripe with four different chilis (Silk Chili, Cobanero Chili, Smoked Pimentón Paprika and Sweet Paprika). It has a hint of sweet smokiness and boasts a beautiful, complex, medium heat.
The blend is obviously fantastic on pizza, but trust us — you're going to want to put it on everything!
- Origin: Jersey City, NJ, USA
Ingredients: Silk chili (silk chili flakes, sunflower oil, salt), Cobanero chili, sweet pepper paprika, smoked pimentón paprika
- Tasting notes: Fruity • Balanced Heat • Sweet Smoke
- Keep on the table and sprinkle over everything!
Razza, based in Jersey City, NJ, is committed to the joy of pizza. Dan Richer and his team have a shared purpose: make the perfect pizza. They know it's a lofty goal, so they continue to search out the very best ingredients and hone their technique with every pizza they make. Each ingredient is carefully selected, from the locally milled flour to the cream they use to make their own butter. They are inspired and guided by the Italian way of cooking an eating, letting the seasons and location dictate their menu.
Learn more at razzanj.com
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Everyday spice (almost!)
These pepper go in most spur of the moment whipped up meals I make. Even in my overnight oats with some black lime and honey and salt - with plenty of frozen fruit.
Excellent blend! Although I love the cobanero peppers alone, they are sometimes too strong by themselves in some dishes. This crushed pepper blend is fantastic: tasty, spicy and delicious!
A cut above
The Razza Crushed Red Peppers did NOT disappoint . Excellent balance between heat and flavor and oh so pretty to look at!
Razza Crushed Red Peppers - excellent...
Game changer - not just for use on Pizza. One reviewer said, "vibrant, fruity-smoky, oh-so-ripe mix that mesmerizes with its complex, nuanced heat."
A whole new level of deliciousness
This is so beyond typical store-bought crushed red pepper. The rich flavors really add pizzazz to anything one wants to use it for, which for us is just about every savory dish. Superb.
Razza Crushed Red Peppers
Delicious addition. It’s on my kitchen table to use almost every night!!
Love this chili pepper
I’m obsessed with Burlap and Barrel and this chili pepper blend is no exception. So much superior to any thing you’d find at a grocery store.