Hot Chilli in Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Serpentino hot chilli pepper from Teggiano in extra virgin olive oil. Ideal to give an extra touch to your dishes, as an ingredient in the preparation of sauces, but also to give a spicy note to chocolate desserts.
Serpentino pepper from Teggiano, Extra virgin olive oil (95%)
Nature has its own rhythm, as the ancients knew: it takes at least 80 days for the chillies to be harvested, and at least 50 for them to be air-dried and stored. And then the olives are ready to be pressed. Ready to produce a fine extra virgin olive oil. Nature has its own rhythm, as we now know. That is why the chilli pepper in evo oil is called Fòrte®: because it is as strong as the rhythm of nature.
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Learn about the history and culinary traditions of hot chilli peppers
Hot chilli peppers have a long history and culinary tradition in different parts of the world. Native to Central and South America, hot chillies were brought to Europe by Spanish colonists in the 16th century and have since become a key ingredient in Mediterranean cuisine. In Mexico, chilli is a key ingredient in local cuisine, where it is used to make dishes such as guacamole, hot sauce and as a condiment for tacos.
The health benefits of chilli peppers
Hot chilli peppers in extra virgin olive oil not only add an intense flavour to many dishes, but also offer several health benefits. Let's look at them together:
- Chilli is known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which may help prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.
- Chilli can improve digestion and stimulate the metabolism, helping to burn calories and lose weight.
- Extra virgin olive oil can also enhance the positive effects of chilli due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Together, hot chilli peppers and extra virgin olive oil can make a delicious and healthy condiment for many dishes.
Delicious recipes with hot chilli peppers in extra virgin olive oil
There are many recipes that use hot chilli peppers and they are all very tasty. This ingredient can be used to flavour many different dishes. One idea for a tasty starter is to make bruschetta with tomatoes, garlic, extra virgin olive oil and hot chilli peppers. For an original first course, try fusilli with tomato sauce and hot chilli peppers in extra virgin olive oil. For the main course there are also many options, such as grilled pork ribs with a hot chilli pepper marinade in extra virgin olive oil.