These small round peppers originated in the Americas and were brought back to Europe by Spanish conquistadores.
Mild and gently fruity, dried ñora peppers are the basis of much of the paprika produced in Spain. These peppers are used quite frequently in Catalan cooking. Ñora peppers form an essential ingredient of many fish and rice dishes, and stews. They also form the base of romesco sauce. Hydrate the peppers in warm water, then peel and chop before use.
EL SOL: El Sol was founded in 1978 by Andres Garcia in Rioja Baja. Using the best quality seed stock and taking advantage of ideal conditions for the cultivation of ripe peppers they produce dried guindilla, ñora and choricero peppers that are wonderful cooking ingredients.