Piment d`Espelette is a very special breed of chili, which is grown with a great deal of care and attention in the region around Espelette, 50km east of Biarritz at the foot of the Pyrenees mountains. A group of farmers have formed an alliance to grow this product in accordance with AOC guidelines (Appelation d`Origine Contrôlée). AOC is a label of quality for agricultural products (such as wine, champagne, calvados, butter, cheese or olive oil), which a recognised proof of origin and strict quality requirements: - traditional methods must be used for every step of the manufacturing process - the ingredients must come from a precisely defined region - the product must be manufactured in this region and confirm with clearly defined quality standards - it is strictly monitored and regulated by a control commission.
Shelf Life / StorageStore in a cool, dry, dark and airtight place.
How to useThanks to its distinctive flavour, coarsely ground Piment d?Espelette (0.5mm-1mm) tastes fantastic paired with cheese, meat or fish.
Vielseitig einsetzbar, geschmacklich sehr gut. Allerdings wie erwartet nicht sehr scharf.