Piquillo Peppers Extra
Piquillo Peppers Extra
The Piquillo Peppers Extra, originally of Navarra, are of a high quality. It is a preserved product perfect to accompany your favourite recipes and add the special Piquillo flavour. The Piquillo Peppers Extra available in Gastronomic Spain are protected by the Protected Designation of Origin Piquillo de Lodosa, it is delivered in a jar of 220 gr. Net weight and is branded by Huerto de Sabor.
Its elaboration process is 100% artisanal so they can conserve all their properties and exquisite flavour. It is a GLUTEN FREE product, perfect to be instantly consumed.
Do you know what Piquillo Peppers Extra are?
Piquillo peppers extra are a variety of pepper but produced exclusively in Lodosa. Pepper is one of the most popular and valued foods in the Spanish gastronomy, especially in the Mediterranean cuisine.
Peppers belong to the Solanaceae family and, although this plant comes from South America, the Piquillo de Lodosa is an ecotype of the Piquillo variety, originated in Navarra and with the Protected Designation of Origin.
The piquillo peppers plant:
The Piquillo Peppers from Lodosa is an annual herbaceous plant, planted during the month of May and it is harvested from September to November, always manually.
Piquillo peppers qualities
Piquillo peppers are shaped like triangles, but bas they are in canning jars, their shape changes to strips, elongated and uniform. They have a bright and intense red color, and they are very versatile when it comes to complement your dishes.
One of its most outstanding characteristics is that they are peeled one by one, without being submerged in water or chemical solutions. This way, the peppers retain all their characteristics.
Our piquillo peppers extra belong to the Huerto de Sabor brand, they come in a 220 gr. glass jar and are grown exclusively in Navarra.
Piquillo Peppers Extra Ingredients:
Piquillo peppers, salt and acidifier: E-330.
GLUTEN FREE product.
Piquillo Peppers from Lodosa and the elaboration process
The elaboration process of the Piquillo Peppers from Lodosa is the following:
• The peppers are grown, and once harvested and in the factory, they are placed in a hopper with water to remove impurities from the field.
• Once cleaned, the peppers are roasted with direct flame.
• Then, one by one, they are cored, peeled and the seeds removed.
And at the end, we obtain the Piquillo Peppers from Lodosa.
How to identify Piquillo Peppers from Lodosa with Protected Designation of Origin?
Piquillo peppers from Lodosa are part of the Protected Designation of Origin, but not all of them are covered by it. If you want to know that you are buying Piquillo Peppers from Lodosa with PDO, you must consider the following characteristics
1. The logo of the Denomination must appear on its packaging.
2. As well as the back label numbered and created by the Regular Council.
3. The full name of the product must appear and include ''Lodosa'': Denominación de Origen Protegida de Piquillo de Lodosa.
Piquillo Peppers recipes
Piquillo peppers are always the star in any table. Very versatile and combinable. Here are some of the most popular recipes:
Piquillo peppers stuffed with cod and shrimps
The flavors of fish and seafood blend perfectly with the sweet piquillo peppers, they form a delightful combination.
The peppers are roasted over a wood fire and the cod, shrimp and béchamel stuffing is inside. A great dish!
Dish available in our online store. Check HERE.
Piquillo peppers stuffed with meat
This recipe is the same as the previous one but substituting the fish for lean meat. Another ideal combination for the palate that blends perfectly.
Also available HERE.
Piquillo de Lodosa Mayonnaise
With only 2 eggs, sunflower oil, olive oil, salt and piquillo peppers from Lodosa, we can obtain an excellent piquillo mayonnaise sauce.
Who doesn't like to spice up their recipes with sauces?
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220 gr. net weight
180 gr. drained weight
Format: glass jar
Designation of Origin
Huerto de Sabor
- 220 gr.
- Piquillo peppers, salt and acidulant: E-330.
- GLUTEN FREE.
- net weight
- WITH GLUTEN
- GLUTEN FREE
- VEGAN PRODUCT
- VEGETARIAN PRODUCT