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Piment d'Espelette

Original price $19.95 - Original price $19.95
Original price
$19.95 - $19.95
Current price $19.95
Size: 32 g / 1.13 oz

Indulge in the exquisite taste of Piment d'Espelette, a unique spice hailing exclusively from the Basque communes of southern France. Centuries of tradition and expertise have perfected its production, resulting in an exceptional spice that bears the coveted Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée designation, showcasing its unrivaled quality and authenticity.

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Piment d'Espelette, also known as Ezpeletako Biperra in Basque, offers a tantalizing experience that is both mild yet richly flavorful. Its complexity comes to life with every sprinkle, captivating your senses with its toasty, slightly smoky, and earthy fruitiness. This extraordinary pepper's gentle heat adds a subtle kick to dishes, ensuring that flavors shine without overwhelming the palate. A pinch of Piment d'Espelette can elevate culinary creations, infusing them with harmonious and delightful taste. In Basque cuisine, it graces an array of dishes, from savory stews and grilled meats to delicate seafood and hearty soups, enhancing each with its distinctive allure.


Ingredients in Piment d'Espelette blends may vary slightly, but the unique character of this spice remains consistent. Its mild yet flavorful profile comes from a careful combination of toasty, smoky, and earthy notes that create a well-rounded taste experience.

About South China Seas

About South China Seas

Since 1994, South China Seas has spent over 30 years sourcing the most intense and flavourful spices from around the world. We grind, blend and package our spices in Vancouver, Canada. Our ever-growing collection of spices, herbs and blends represents our passion for global flavours & exploring international cultures through food. 

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