Difference between piquillo pepper and bell pepper:
Bell Pepper: It is a sweet, fleshy, hard skinned pepper that is consumed fresh or preserved. The red peppers of the variety morrón are delicious roasts, with a little extra virgin olive oil. Perfect to accompany dishes such as salads, paella, stews ...
Piquillo peppers, which are always consumed together. There is only one piquillo pepper that is under the Denomination of Origin (DO) Navarra. These peppers are small, consistent meat, very standardized pyramidal shape and unique flavor and aroma. Slight itching. They are roasted in direct flame furnaces, peeled, descorazonados and the seeds removed by hand, without immersing them in water or chemical solutions and packed in their own juice. Ideal for preparing fillings (cod, tuna, ...), mousse, hummus ...
- Red "piquillo" peppers, sunflower oil, garlic, olive oil, salt, and citric acid.