Definition of piquillo in English:


Line breaks: pi|quillo
Pronunciation: /piˈkiːjəʊ


(plural piquillos)
  • A sweet pepper of a variety grown in Spain, often sold roasted and preserved in oil.
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    • For the piquillo peppers: Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.
    • Drizzle with the garlic dressing and garnish with the piquillo peppers.
    • Stock you pantry: good drinkable wines, fresh spices (buy small), good chicken broth, bottles of beans, piquillo peppers, capers, anchovies, etc.


Spanish, literally 'little beak'.

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