This heart shaped heirloom pepper is actually well known under 2 different names. "Poblano" is the fresh version and is excellent stuffed or roasted. "Ancho" is the dried version, often used in chili powder. Ancho / Poblano Pepper is a mild to medium chili pepper that is commonly used in Mexican cuisine, and other spicy dishes. It is the most commonly used variety for chile rellenos and mole.