Description: A highly characteristic product from Basilicata. The peppers are dried using an ancient and natural method to create garlands of red peppers which are seen hanging from balconies or rails to dry in the sun. Once dried, they are fried in extra virgin olive oil for a few seconds, until they become crispy and fragrant.
Ingredients: Pepper, vegetable oil, salt
Provenance: Banzi (PZ), Basilicata, Italy
Packaging: Plastic bag
Shelf life: 6 months
Serving suggestion: The pepper is ideal as an accompaniment to first courses, red meat or baccalà (salt cod). It is also ground and used in many dishes or in cheeses and salamis, or crumbled on pasta with ragout, together with garlic, oil and chilli, or fried breadcrumbs