'Gogosari' Red Pepper Paste 220gRegular price €4,50
This paste of 'gogoșari' red peppers is the perfect addition or base to many dishes such as stews, sauces, the classic Romanian sour soup 'ciorbă' or even a plain old cheese toastie! It's sweet pepper flavour shines through and adds that fresh burst of goodness that is oh so needed particularly through the winter months.
But what make this extra special is the variety of pepper! These heirloom red peppers known as 'gogosari' in Romania are a type of Capsicum Annuum. It is a large, sweet, fleshy pepper with a flattened rounded shape and is burgundy red in colour. This variety has been grown in central, Eastern Romania for around a century, they are highly prized for their sweet taste and juicy pulp which is thicker and crispier than other varieties.
RO: Pastă de gogoșari
Sâmbăta de Jos, County Brașov, Romania
'Gogoșari' red peppers, salt
Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Refrigerate once opened.