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 about Substitutions
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 >
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 >
Browning sauce can be substituted with Kitchen Bouquet or Gravy Master. Depending on the dish being prepared, other browning agents such as soy sauce and instant coffee granules could also be used. All browning agents enhance the color of food.Full Answer >
The most common substitute for brandy when cooking or baking is brandy extract. Another substitution to use is raspberry extract.Full Answer >