This hamper showcases traditional savoury treats from artisan producers in the Catalonia region of Spain. It's full of the taste and flavour of Spanish sunshine, and is the perfect gift for a foodie who would love to be reminded of holidaying in the sun!
'Pimiento Cherry Relleno de Queso' (cherry peppers stuffed with cheese) - These delicious little snacks are popular nibbles in Spain, where peppers thrive in the year round sunshine of its southern regions. Conservas Alamanaque is a small, family run factory, using traditional artisanal methods to produce canned organic fruit and vegetables from the Ebro riverbank. They are passionate about using local products of the highest quality and process them traditionally by hand. They work in partnership with the seasons, and therefore these stuffed peppers are only produced from September to November. The peppers are stuffed with cheese and preserved in sunflower and olive oil. They are gluten free and contain no additives.
Crema de Pimiento del Piquillo (piquillo pepper cream) - Create a delicious appetiser by spreading this delicious soft piquillo pepper cream on toasted crusty bread or crackers, use as a dip with breadsticks or fresh vegetable crudités, or as a topping for canapés. Equally it makes a great pasta sauce, or an accompaniment to meat or fish. Perhaps even a sandwich filling! Made from the best piquillo peppers, artisan production methods ensure that all the flavour of the peppers is perfectly preserved, giving it a lively peppery character.
Crema de Alcachofa (artichoke cream) - In Spain the artichoke is prized for both its taste and its health benefits. The heart of artichoke has a fragrant, sweet taste, which you can enjoy in this delicious creamy sauce without all the hassle of preparing this stikingly beautiful, yet intimidating, armoured vegetable.
Olives stuffed with anchovies -These Spanish green olives are a saltier variety, stuffed with anchovies. Great with a glass of sherry, or a vermouth garnished with a slice of orange or mixed with 'sifon' (soda water).
Pistachios - These nuts are a popular Spanish snack. Pistachio trees thrive in the drylands of Spain, and in recent years pistachio tree planting has expanded in Spain by as much as 30%. Nibble on these delicious nuts alongside a glass of sherry or vermouth, and imagine yourself basking in the sun outside a Spanish bar...fabuloso!
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