Piment dâ€™Espelette is transformed into powder through a 2 week drying process in the fresh air, followed by drying in ovens for several hours. Its sophisticated flavor makes it an ideal complement to an enormous range of savory dishes, and add a defining note to chocolate and fruit desserts. Use while cooking to give your grilled meats a spicy kick.
Piment d'Espelette is AOC from the Basque region of France, a highly regarded and sought after pepper. The growing region is limited to 10 villages to ensure the precise production process. The chilies are strictly harvested by hand and cultivated in fields of fresh air with a specific planting density. Piment dâ€™Espelette arrived from the New World 500 years ago, acclimated to south of France and now returns to the Americas. Its flavor is sweet with slightly bitter notes and medium heat that builds and lingers. It has a toasty, hay fragrance with a note of fruit.
Ingredients include: 100% Espelette pepper. No added colors, preservatives, or flavoring.