The Piccantello chili pepper in oil allows you to taste the hot peppers enriched by the taste of extra virgin olive oil from Apulia. Cut into strips, the hot peppers are a typical preserve of Apulia and in general of Southern Italy. To restore the authentic taste of this typical preserve, the Depalo family selects the best raw materials to which the Depalo extra virgin olive oil is added for preservation in order to restore all the genuine taste of typical recipes.
This is one of the most popular preserves because it gives new life to many dishes thanks to the spicy sensation released by the fruit and the extra virgin olive oil in which they are soaked. The chilli pepper is also highly appreciated for its numerous properties as it is rich in essential oils, cellulose, carotenoids, resins, calcium, iron and Vitamins A, K, B and L. Moreover the presence of flavonoids, gives an antibiotic and antibacterial power, while Vitamin C is an antioxidant. In addition, chilli helps digestion and is an excellent vasodilator that makes the capillaries elastic, contributing to the prevention of various cardiovascular diseases.
Piccantello chili pepper in oil is very versatile in the kitchen. It is excellent for creating original bruschetta and to accompany roast meats, cold cuts and cheeses, to flavour bread slices or croutons.