Piment D'Espelette is a highly desirable variety of chili, popular for its warm, fruity flavor and mild chili bite. It comes from the Basque region of Southern France.
As an AOC (Appellation d'Origine Controlee) item, only product grown in Espelette can be name "Piment d'Espelette".
The warm fruity flavor and mild chili heat of Piment D'Espelette makes this unique spice a versatile addition to most savory dishes. Sprinkle on pizzas and pasta, add to scrambled eggs and omelettes and even sprinkle over salads. May be used as a substitute for Aleppo pepper in recipes.