Espelette Pepper – Organic Piment D’Espelette 50g
Espelette pepper, or organic piment d’Espelette, is a mild to medium-hot chilli from the Basque town of Espelette in southwest France. This finely-ground chilli pepper It is named after the French town where it’s grown, just over the border from San Sebastián.
The pepper was introduced from Mexico in the 16th century, but in 2000 was awarded a Designation of Origin (DOP), officially rooting it in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques region in southwest France. And it is now a traditional ingredient in many Basque dishes like pipérade.