Authentic fire-roasted piquillo peppers. The D.O. Lodosa designation of origin certifies these piquillo peppers are solely the preserved, entire fruit grown and prepared within an eight municipality area in Spain. It assures the highest-quality piquillo, with a spicy-sweet flavor suitable for numerous tapas, including being stuffed with bonito del norte tuna.
Piquillos are included in the Saveur 100 for 2015 with other top-quality foods. According to the publication, “haute canned food” Like these peppers are in fact, “hot” right now. Piquillo peppers have a triangular shape and rich, red color. Harvested by hand between the middle of September and November each year, the peppers are cleaned and fire-roasted, then one by one meticulously hollowed, skinned, and deseeded. Along with a complex flavor, the peppers are an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium, and calcium.