Capsicum baccatum

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Synonyms for Capsicum baccatum

plant bearing very small and very hot oblong red fruits

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Plate as shown and garnish with ginger, radish, aji peppers and dill.
Also highly recommended are the shrimp marinated in lime and orange juices before being tossed with avocado, tomato, onion and Cusco corn, and the wonderful Hawaiian ono (wahoo) in a lime juice and aji pepper marinade, tossed with mango and cucumber and served with tart and salty ponzu sauce for dipping.
The menu includes some of Peru's iconic dishes, such as the divine Ceviche Limeno (fresh shrimp, octopus, scallops, calamari, lapu-lapu drizzled in fresh lime, red onions, aji peppers, coriander sprouts, tobiko and leche de tigre); Anticucho de Pulpo (chargrilled octopus, panca pepper, roasted potatoes, ocopa sauce, rocotocarretillero); Arroz con Mariscos (Peruvian seafood rice with calamari, octopus, shrimps, scallops, white wine, paprika creole seasoning, parmesan cheese, coral butter); and Tres Leches (soft genoise sponge soaked in three types of milk, torched meringue and blueberry ice cream).
Aji hot sauce, made from aji peppers, is often an addition to Ecuadorian meals and may be found in specialty stores or Latin American markets in the U.S.
Aji peppers form the basis of many condiments and sauces, such as aji costeno with onions and cilantro, and aji Serrano with chopped tomato and carrots.
Finally, there is the Capsicum baccatum, which include the aji peppers, also from South America.