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Italian Frying peppers

Italian Frying peppers

Description

Long and conical in shape. Like all peppers, color ranges from green to red as the pepper matures. Mildly sweet flavor, excellent for frying. Used in Italian cooking in pasta, pizzas and salads.

Applications/Techniques

Used in Italian cooking in pasta, pizza, as a component to peperonata. They are delicious braised with San Marzano tomatoes and served with sausage and polenta. Italian Frying Peppers pair well with poultry, game, fish, lamb and pork. They are often stuffed with anchovies and breadcrumbs for a unique appetizer.

Flavor Friends

  • Arugula
  • Basil
  • Bay leaf
  • Butter
  • Capers
  • Carrots
  • Cheese, especially feta, Fontina,fromage blanc, goat, mozzarella & Parmesan
  • Chile peppers
  • Chives
  • Cil;antro
  • Cream
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Garlic
  • Honey
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Lovage
  • Marjoram
  • Mint
  • Mirepoix
  • Olive oil
  • Olives
  • Onions
  • Oregano
  • Paprika-smoked
  • Parsley
  • Pasta
  • Pine nuts
  • Polenta
  • Potatoes
  • Rice
  • Rosemary
  • Saffron
  • Scallions
  • Shallots
  • Squash, summer
  • Thyme
  • Tomatoes
  • Vinegar
  • Watercress
  • Zucchini

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