Here is a link to an informative book about Baniwa Jiquitaia Pepper, now available in PDF form, to learn about this fascinating product from the Baniwa and Coripaco indigenous communities. The book includes fascinating information about the origin and cultural significance of Pimenta Baniwa (jiquitaia), a description of 43 of the more than 70 varieties of peppers found in communities of the Içana River, a review of the traditional, sustainable horticultural system and production process of the Baniwa women, and some great recipes, including some from the famous Brazilian chef, Alex Atala. Enjoy!
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