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Organic Pantelleria Caper Leaves in Extra Virgin Olive Oil

La Nicchia
€8.14

Net weight: 100 g - 3,5 oz
Out-of-Stock


Italy

Sicily

Description

Carefully selected caper leaves maintain a pleasant crunchy texture, balancing savoury flavours with delicate acidity. Their appearance on the plate is aesthetically pleasing and their taste is delicious. They come from organic caper cultivation in Pantelleria without the use of pesticides and with respect for nature. They are perfect for flavouring and adorning fish, meat and vegetable dishes, both cooked and raw. They can be a pleasant surprise when fried in batter.

COD: SPZ.0354.0100
EAN: 8004605010183
Nutritional values
Average values ​​for 100 gr
Energy value
90 kcal - 377 kJ
Fats
8,4 g
of which saturated
2,5 g
Carbohydrates
1,3 g
of which sugars
0,0 g
Protein
2,1 g
Salt
4,0 g
Ingredients

Extra virgin olive oil, Pantelleria caper leaves

Tips and curiosities of the tomolo

An interesting fact about capers grown on the island of Pantelleria is that they are famous not only for their distinctive and intense flavour, but also for the unique way in which they are harvested. In Pantelleria, capers are harvested strictly by hand, a traditional method that requires great skill and patience. This artisanal process, which avoids the use of machines, ensures that the capers are harvested at the exact moment of optimum ripeness, thus preserving their flavour and qualities. This manual harvesting method is an integral part of the island's agricultural culture and tradition. Capers are harvested at dawn, when the buds are still closed and before the heat of the sun can affect their flavour. This painstaking process, combined with Pantelleria's unique climate and volcanic soil, makes the island's capers some of the most sought-after in the world.

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The value in the production of Organic Pantelleria Caper Leaves

The production of Organic Pantelleria Caper Leaves is characterised by the great value placed on all the handicraft processes. This means that each stage of the production process is meticulously controlled to guarantee the highest quality of the final product. The caper leaves are grown using organic farming methods, without the use of pesticides or chemical fertilisers. This environmentally friendly approach not only preserves the biodiversity of the island of Pantelleria, but also gives the caper leaves an authentic and genuine taste. In addition, Organic Pantelleria Capers are preserved in high quality extra virgin olive oil, which further enhances their taste and organoleptic properties. All production takes place exclusively on the island of Pantelleria, where the climate and volcanic soil are ideal for growing capers. Thanks to these factors, Organic Pantelleria Capers are a unique product that embodies the authenticity and unique characteristics of the island.

How to use organic caper leaves in the kitchen?

Organic Pantelleria Capers, preserved in extra virgin olive oil, are a versatile and tasty ingredient that can be used in many ways in the kitchen. Thanks to their unique and genuine flavour, these leaves are perfect for enriching salads, hors d'oeuvres and fish dishes. They can also be finely chopped and added to pasta sauces or risottos to give them a fresh touch and a slightly spicy flavour. Organic caper leaves also work well with both fresh and mature cheeses, creating interesting contrasts of flavour. Try using them to garnish your dishes, adding a touch of colour and an unexpected flavour. The possibilities are endless, just get inspired by culinary creativity and experiment with new flavour combinations. Choose Organic Pantelleria Caper Leaves to enrich your dishes with the authentic taste of nature and turn every preparation into a unique culinary experience.