A substitute for piquillo peppers is a jar of roasted red peppers. Piquillo peppers are a type of chili pepper grown in the northern part of Spain.Know More
The piquillo pepper's name refers to the fact that it resembles a bird’s little beak, or "piquillo" in Spanish.
The piquillo pepper has a sweet, spicy and smoky flavor. When it is ripe, its color is a vibrant red. After harvesting, these peppers are roasted and peeled to prepare them for commercial sale. Piquillo peppers usually come in jars or cans packed in either olive oil or in the peppers' natural juices.
In Spanish cuisine, piquillo peppers are typically used in tapas, soups and salads. Piquillo peppers stuffed with different meats or seafood are other popular dishes.Learn More
Leeks, shallots, chives, ramps and green onions are substitutes for scallions. Scallions are members of the onion family with small white bulbs and tall, narrow green leaves. When the bulbs of a scallion grow to more than ¾ inch wide, the vegetable is considered a green onion.Full Answer >
Salted butter can be readily substituted for oleo at a simple one-to-one ratio. "Oleo" is a less-commonly used word for margarine, a form of imitation butter.Full Answer >
When making jellies and jams, cooks can substitute traditional pectin by changing the cooking method, using high-pectin fruits, making a homemade pectin or using a natural pectin product. Some fruits contain more natural pectin than others, so the chosen method depends on the type of jam or jelly.Full Answer >
Acceptable substitutes for paprika include mild chili powders or a small amount of cayenne pepper powder. Cayenne pepper is traditionally much hotter than paprika, so only a pinch should be used if cayenne pepper is the substitution.Full Answer >