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Can't find Aleppo pepper? Here's why, and what to substitute
Can't find Aleppo pepper? Here's why, and what to substitute

If you, like many of us, are somewhat addicted to fruity, spicy Aleppo pepper, you've probably also noticed that you can't find it anymore. Why? Quick geography quiz: Where's Aleppo? Right, Aleppo is in Syria, which is currently in the middle of a massive, catastrophic civil war. This means many things, most all of of them far more important than where we get our spices. Nevertheless, the question arises of what spices to substitute for Aleppo pepper until that war ends. The folks at Spice Station are here to help. The Spice Station, on Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake, is a kind of magical place, a peaceful spot that's about as far away from war-torn Aleppo as...

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