2 Jars of Wood-Fire Roasted Piquillo Peppers from Lodosa (PQ-14-2)

Artisanal Specialty of Navarra

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Price: $23.95
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2 Jars of Wood-Fire Roasted Piquillo Peppers from Lodosa
Out Of Stock Email me when available


  • Smoky aroma, intense flavor
  • The only wood-fire roasted piquillos
  • Approx. 10 whole peppers
  • Authentic D.O. Lodosa product
  • Great for stuffing
  • Size - 2 x 7 oz/200 gr drained wt

One of our favorite foods in Spain is the wood-fire roasted piquillo pepper. These brilliant red peppers have a sweet, tangy flavor with a touch of smokiness and a bit of spice. And the texture is amazingly firm yet tender, allowing you to enjoy each bite.

We visited our vendor in Navarra years ago to witness the piquillo harvest and roasting process. Peppers arrived by the truckload, bright red and perfectly ripe. They only produce piquillo peppers once a year, during the harvest season in the fall - no shortcuts here, no frozen or green peppers to store for later in the year. Once they run out of peppers jarred from this harvest, you have to wait until the following year to order more!

We then saw the peppers being roasted - but we were surprised to see a modern gas-fired machine. We always presumed that the peppers were roasted over wood, the traditional way. Well, we found out from our friend Patxi that the vast majority of piquillos are now gas-fire roasted. It is just more efficient and cheaper to do.

If you know anything about us, you will know that we could not let this stand! We began working with Patxi and his family to bring back the old ways. Because we work with El Navarrico, a small family company, they were open to the change. Since they had not used wood fires in decades, it took a lot of trial and error to perfect the old way of roasting the peppers.

But they succeeded! And you can taste the difference. The main taste missing with gas fire is smokiness, and smoke is the big difference in flavor for the wood-fire roasted peppers. They have the same sweet, vibrant taste as always, but now with a smoky base that completes the perfect piquillo flavor.

We are proud to now offer the only truly wood-fire roasted piquillo peppers available in the US. El Navarrico even brought back one of its classic black labels for the occasion. They cost a bit more, but we think you will agree that it is a small price to pay for bringing back the true tradition and flavor of piquillo peppers!

Serve at room temperature by themselves, or stuff with tuna or cheese and heat in the oven. They make a beautiful accent to paella as well. There are literally hundreds of recipes calling for piquillo peppers, a unique flavor from Spain.

Nutritional Information

Serving size 2 pieces (50g) Servings per container 4. Calories 20, calories from fat 0. Total fat 0g, saturated fat 0g, cholesterol 0mg, sodium 135mg, total carbohydrate 4g, dietary fiber less than 1g, protein 0g. Vitamin A 7%, Vitamin C 70%, Calcium 0%, Iron 5%. * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

based on 31 reviews

  • ELAINE KARAPANOS - NEWINGTON, Connecticut - Jun 28, 2015  
    "As other reviews that I have read this is a very good product and I highly recommend it. "
    "perfect for salads and appetizers"
  • CAROL MATHIAS - LINCOLN, NE - Jan 4, 2015  
    "Adds a smoky depth and just a touch of heat."
  • Roland Hirsch - Germantown, MD - Nov 2, 2014  
    "These fire-roasted peppers really do taste different from the conventional ones, thanks in part to the wood fire, but also perhaps due to the particular kind of pepper. All of our guests preferred these ones."
  • John Hopper - Houston, TX - Jul 13, 2014  
    "These peppers are absolutely wonderful. We served them at a Fourth of July gathering - all our guests raved about them. Simply delicious!"
  • JIM KARN - CECILIA, KY - Jul 6, 2014  
    "They are excellent as usual and the service was exceptional. You can count on our business in the future."
  • Judith Greenblatt - NORCROSS, GA - May 4, 2014  
    "Fresh and delicious peppers!!!"
  • Louise Burghart - Arlington, VA - Apr 13, 2014  
    "I love these peppers, and have been buying them for years. I use them in any recipe calling for roasted peppers, and they add interest even to recipes not calling for the smoked flavor."
  • peter kesser - memphis, TN - Apr 13, 2014  
    "We use the peppers most frequently in our salads. They make what would be an ordinary salad really come alive."
  • Season Westover - BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV - Apr 2, 2014  
    "Delicious! These are my favorite!"
  • Maria B - Seaside - Sep 27, 2013  
    "These are my favorite piquillo peppers. Are you a fan of delicious flavor? Try these."
  • Eileen WOODZELL - Castle Rock - Apr 28, 2013  
    "Yummy! Provided excellent flavor to my Paella!!"
  • Sergio Cervetti - Doylestown - Apr 28, 2013  
  • DaVonna Quernemoen - South Bend - Jan 23, 2013  
    "Simply Delicious"
  • Gautam - Carlisle, Massachusetts - Jan 6, 2013  
    "The best. Family loved it so much wanted to double the amount we put in the paella -- which we plan to do next year!"
  • Sherri Zufall - Arvada, Colorado - Jun 10, 2012  
    "Wood Fired--what an EXCELENT idea!"
  • M. Ferreira - Oct 10, 2011  
    "Great flavor. "
  • Marcia - May 20, 2011  
    "While the quality of these peppers was fine, I am sure I could buy them in US and they would taste the same."
  • R.Bell - Apr 3, 2011  
    "These peppers have an amazing flavor.Make the best tapas in the world.Olive oil,Cooked chicken,These Piquillo peppers and monterey jack cheese under the broiler.Wonderful!!"


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