Finest Organic Merkén from Chile to New Zealand
In collaboration with Kelü Milla, Merkén Sisters bring to New Zealand an exclusive offering of premium organic Merkén. Kelü Milla, an indigenous enterprise, has masterfully rekindled the essence of Merkén, upholding ancestral traditions and uncompromising quality standards every step of the way. From the moment the seeds are sown to the final packaging, the entire process is meticulously traceable, guaranteeing an extraordinary product that reflects the heart and soul of Chile.
Merkén is more than just a spice; it is a culinary testament to the Chilean people, especially those hailing from the southern regions of the country. Rooted in the Araucania region, Merkén is born from the finest 'Cacho de Cabra' or goat's horn red chillies, harmoniously blended with coriander, salt, and cumin. Its journey begins with the green chillies, traditionally harvested in the summertime and aged to perfection for approximately a month. Sun-drying and toasting over a wood fire infuse them with a unique flavor and texture. The seedless dried chillies are then meticulously ground into fine flakes or powder using stone mortars, after which the remaining dried spices are blended in. For purists, the pure Merkén version is also available, allowing you to savor the true essence of this exquisite spice.
Merkén is not just a product; it's a cultural experience that brings the traditions and flavors of Chile right to your doorstep. With Merkén Sisters and Kelü Milla, you can indulge in the richness of Chilean heritage and savor the exquisite taste of Merkén in its purest form. Elevate your culinary creations with our premium organic Merkén, a remarkable journey from the heart of Chile to the vibrant landscapes of Aotearoa.
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