Piment d'Espelette - Red Chili Pepper Powder from France 1.4oz Best Price
These peppers, known locally as ezpeletako biperra and botanically as Capsicum annuum, variety: gorria are intense but not too hot. On the Scoville scale of heat, they have value of 4, placing them between ancho peppers and chimayo peppers. Espelette pepper is an essential ingredient in Basque cuisine, for example in piperades, veal stew (axoa), and chicken à la Basquaise, but it can be used in mayonnaise, vinaigrette, and many other dishes as well. Its rich reddish-brown color is entirely natural; no colorings, additives, or preservatives are permitted in the production of this strictly regulated product.