The hot and sweet peppers are grown in the area of Almopia, Northern Greece. The peppers ripen at the end of the season, in September. After being washed and hand-sorted, the fruits are slow-dried on birch wood for 10 days. During this period the farmers work in shifts guarding the fire night and day, to make sure it never goes out. The richly colored, aromatic peppers are then stemmed and crushed manually, giving life to the spice collectively known as “Boukovo”.
How to Use: Pleasantly smoky, sweet, mellow and with a lasting flavor, these pepper flakes form an ideal backbone for stews, soups, and sauces. They are classically paired with pulses and sprinkled over baked Feta cheese. An ideal companion for avocado, broccoli, cauliflower, and fresh coriander, but equally gratifying on a soft-boiled egg.
Glass jar: 50g/1.8oz.