Piment d'Espelette Pepper

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An important component of Basque cuisine, Piment d'Espelette is a gourmet seasoning with a smoky, delicious, subtle, and fruity heat.

  • Pairs deliciously with Raw Vegetables, Seared Tuna, Roast Chicken, Piperade, Deviled Eggs, Dark Chocolate.
  • The heat of this chilli pepper is mild, so it can be used anywhere you’d like to add a light, gourmet touch.
  • The Piment d'Espelette was originally brought from Mexico to the Basque region long ago and now it’s an AOC-protected pepper, meaning that it must be grown certain communities in France to be considered a real Espelette Pepper.
  • Originally used to season meats and ham, it’s essential to authentic Basque cooking, a region where it all but replaced black pepper. Every October, these French villages host the Piment d’Espelette Festival where you can see these colourful chillies drying all over.
    • Piment d'Espelette.

    • Each jar contains 30g, approximately 14 x 1/2 Tsp,

    • Recommended usage for maximum freshness is 9 months.

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