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Piment D Espelette

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What is it?

Piment d’Espelette chiles come from a group of ten villages (one of which is called Espelette) in the Basque region of southwestern France. The slightly sweet, mildly spicy chiles are most commonly ground into a coarse powder.

Don’t have it?

The flavor isn’t exactly the same, but you can substitute regular crushed red pepper flakes.

How to store:

Store in a an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to six months.

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