Maras / Maras (Peppers)
- Maras / Maras (Peppers) : Maras refers to a a variety of pepper that comes from the area around the city of Kahramanmaras in Turkey. Maras peppers are known for their complex flavor and medium heat which compliment many dishes from vegetables to seafood to steak. Maras pepper is small and has a pointed tip. Maras peppers have deep red color with little oil or salt, with a medium-strong heat and a bright fruity flavor. Maras is one of the most famous regions in Turkey for their peppers. Maras peppers take its names from the city which the peppers are grown. Maras comes from the area around the city of Kahramanmaras which is situated in the south-central region of Turkey near the Syrian border.