Accoceberry – Piment d’Espelette, Espelette pepper powder (8.8oz. / 250g.)


Accoceberry - Piment d'Espelette, Espelette pepper powder (8.8oz / 250g)

8.8 oz foodservice size bag of Piment d’Espelette, known as Ezpeletako biperra in Basque, a dried red chili powder from the French Basque region. A protective designation of origin mandates the peppers only come from in and around the town of Espelette, in the province of Labourd, and are grown, harvested, and prepared according to strict guidelines. The peppers are harvested in late summer and early autumn, strung by hand to dry in the sun, and dried further in wood-burning ovens prior to being ground into powder. Complex, with a subtle spiciness, many chefs claim there is no substitute.

Storage: in a dry place, away from air and light. After opening, we advise you to close the jar and store this product in a fridge.

Use: PDO Espelette chilli powder, known for its aromatic qualities sublimerales dishes of your everyday cooking. Advantageously replacing pepper, it will bring your dishes a score of original flavors and a hint of spice, like basque food dishes.

Tips: we recommend that you set the PDO Espelette chilli powder on your dishes just before serving, in order to find the aromas and moderate the spiciness of it.

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Piment d’Espelette AOP is cultivated in the Basque region of France and harvested late summer. In September festoons of peppers are hung on balconies and houses in the villages so they dry out. The colourful pepper festival which attracts many tourists is held in October.

The espelette pepper is mild and can be used as a replacement for black pepper and paprika. Typical ingredient of ‘piperade’, a traditional Basque dish. Use in sauces, soups, as a rub or add to mayonnaise for a dip.

Piment d’Espelette powder AOP

The peppers dry naturally in a greenhouse for about two weeks, sorted and then crushed.
* AOP: Protected designation of origin

Tips for tasting Espelette PDO

Perfume delicately all your hot or cold dishes, replaces pepper “On espelette in the Basque Country”. On the scale of Scoville ranging from 0 to 10, the pepper of Espelette is at 4. It is for its fruity and raised taste that it to success. View our recipes

Preservation of Espelette PDO powder

DLC: 2 years. Keep away from light in a dry place, light can alter the color of chili, and over time its taste.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 7 × 6 × 6 in

100% PDO Espelette Pepper




250 g.


Vacuum Bag