Rizes Sweet Red Pepper and Tomato Paste Picante 200g
Price: £5.20
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Rizes Sweet Red Pepper and Tomato Paste Picante is a homemade pate with an ideal combination of char-grilled sweet red pepper and tomato in extra virgin olive oil, wine and a hint of sugar and hot green pepper. This pate has a rich texture, an intense aroma and a spicy after-taste, ideal for those who prefer piquant flavours.
The paste is prepared during September and October when the peppers are ripe in Western Macedonia.
The extra virgin olive oil and the high degree of ingredient density, between 70% and 80%, brings out its taste and fragrance. Its ingredients and preparation is based on traditional and family recipes from Florina and Pella. It is 100% natural and handmade without preservatives and industrially processed ingredients.

  • Ingredients: 73% char-grilled sweet red pepper,  21.5% tomato , extra virgin olive oil, wine vinegar, sea salt, sugar, hot green pepper (0.1%)
  • Handmade with no preservatives
  • Origin: Krokos Kozanis, Greece
  • Net weight: 200g
  • Packaging: glass jar

Served as a dip, appetizer, bread spread, on a mezze platter or accompanying meat or fish.

We are presenting a collection of great density pastes, pâtés and sauces with sweet red pepper (of Florina) as their main ingredient. They are prepared during September and October when the peppers are ripe in Western Macedonia. The peppers are charcoal grilled, peeled, seeded by hand and, after they are ground, they simmer for hours in pots together with the rest of the ingredients. Extra virgin olive oil is used in all  recipes whose common characteristic is the unique smoked flavour of charcoal grilled pepper. The high degree of ingredient density, between 70% and 80%, makes the spreads special and brings out their taste and fragrance. Their ingredients and their preparation are based on traditional and family recipes from Florina and Pella. They are 100% natural and handmade without preservatives and industrially processed ingredients.