Authentic New Mexico Cuisine
Drive north of Santa Fe to a small village of Chimayo where thousands of pilgrims make their way to El Santuario de Chimayo for its healing powers and sacred earth and visit Chimayo Chile Shop, a family owned retail store and working studio since 1996 offering you the most authentic New Mexico True experience by
tasting flavorful heirloom chile peppers, dried produce and specialty coffee
drinks infused with red or green chile powder for an exquisite spicy delight.
Heirloom Chimayo chile can be traced back to the 17th-Century and continues to
be an integral historic tradition for the Chavez Family, 5 generation
farmers and ranchers living and breathing their Spanish heritage that still run strong more than 400 years after New Mexico was first colonized by Spain in 1598. Chimayo is nestled in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at 6,000 ft and is excellent for cool climate farming.
New Mexico Grown Heritage Chile.
Immerse yourself in Chimayo culture and experience heirloom chile peppers-fresh stone ground, farmer direct, non-GMO and
is a nutritious spicy delight as an add on to any dish or as a main entrée.
Red Chile Powder (molido)-Hot
New Mexico grown heritage chiles. 100% chile-no added ingredients.
Heirloom Chimayo chile can be traced back to the 17th-Century and continues to be an integral historic tradition for generations of growers in the valley.
Heirloom red chile is fresh stone ground, farmer direct, non-GMO and is a nutritious spicy delight as an add to any dish or as a main entrée.
Dried produce of northern New Mexico.
The heat level is an 8 on a 1-10 scale.
Saint Francis of Assisi.
Patron of ecology, animals, and Nambe Pueblo.
Feast Day: October 4th
Retablo is a devotional folk art painting using iconography derived from traditional Catholic church art.
5.5" X 12" pine, hand-made rabbit-hide gesso, painted with natural dyes and pigments, and sealed with a varnish.
Artist: Shawna Lee Chavez
Patricio and Shawna Lee have been specializing in authentic New Mexico
heritage chile and dried produce since 1996 in their retail store and working
studio. Both are award winning Santa Fe
Spanish Market Artists. Patricio is
an award-winner and renowned creator of unpainted bultos (three demention wood
carvings), and unpainted wood reliefs of Catholic religious figures also known
as santos (saints) and his wife, Shawna Lee an award-winner of retablos
(religious figures painted on wood panels).