While this roast could be prepared in an oven, smoking it over apple and cherry wood adds another dimension of flavor to complement the peppercorn and mustard glaze. A boneless pork loin could also be substituted for the bone-in sirloin roast.
Earlier this week we introduced you to peperoni cruschi. Now the exploration continues. From friends in Maierà – where the famous Peperoncino Museum is located – we were invited to a restaurant where those crispy peppers were just one of many delicious appetizers. Since we were so enthusiastic about them, our friends gave us a treccia of dried Dolce Calabrese …
A specialty of the southern Italian Basilicata region are their mild, bright red Peperoni di Senise. Once dried, they are used ground as a mild but flavorful powder, but also fried until crispy, then called “Peperoni Cruschi” (pronounced crusskee).
If you are not just looking for the hottest peppers, you’ll find a flavorful specialty at the other end of the Scoville scale in southern Italy: Peperoni Cruschi .
Here’s a great use for that turkey stock. You can substitute any other vegetables you like for these.
New Year’s Day is coming up quick and now’s the time to start planning next year’s chile pepper harvest, if you haven’t started doing so already.
Pickles such as this one are commonly used in South Africa as a condiment to further spice up curries. Also serve as a relish with chicken, turkey, lamb, or fish.