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  • n. A specific breed of small, red pepper originally from Peru


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From Spanish piquillo


  • After the chorizo came blood sausage, piled high on toast and topped with a red pepper called piquillo that had been roasted and peeled.

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  • Out came a tiny plate of chickpeas, lightly fried with something called piquillo pepper ketchup, a sweet red pepper that I have never had in my life.

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  • Popular dishes include piquillo peppers stuffed with goat cheese, calamari with pear and lemon confit, and roasted lamb served three ways.


  • Lori Eanes for The Wall Street Journal Popular dishes at Piperade include piquillo peppers stuffed with goat cheese.


  • Created by Patxi Zabaleta, a member who worked as a professional cook, the soup was a fine purée of white beans and piquillo peppers—as smooth and surprising and pleasurable as my Arzak aperitif.

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  • At Hog & Rocks, a San Francisco bar that specializes in oysters and aged hams, chef Scott Youkilis marries Spanish and Southern flavors in a pimento cheese made with piquillo peppers, aged Majon cheese, mayonnaise and cheddar, served in a four-ounce Mason jar.

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  • Its chorizo sandwich: smoky, hot paprika-packed sausage topped with fresh rocket and juicy piquillo pepper, on a chargrilled olive oil-dressed bun, is a five-star snack £3.95/£4.95.

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  • Seared scallops with butternut squash puree, bacon-wrapped dates, piquillo peppers with goat cheese and dark chocolate mousse are just a few of the many offerings you'll be fork-fighting your dining partners for.

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  • Into the boiled Arborio (which you want to retain a little bite), I folded good oil-packed jarred tuna from Italy, capers, chopped green olives, piquillo peppers, lemon zest, lemon juice and olive oil.

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  • The cangrejo y maiz frito, shown here, is made with blue crab, corn, salsa and piquillo pepper aioli.

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