Padrón Season, Great Cheeses

It’s August and Padrón pepper season is peaking. This is great news, as the price has now dropped significantly!  We carry peppers which are grown locally, in West Seattle, about 5 miles from the shop.  Our cool nights preserve the mild pepper flavor so that...

Padron Peppers, Bandol Roses Arrive

FINALLY.  Fresh Padrón peppers are here!    Grown locally in our cool evening temperatures which is similar to Spain’s Galicia, the origin of these peppers.  Our local Padróns taste completely different from the grocery store offering which is grown in Mexico. ...

Padron Pepper Plants Have Arrived!

  Padrón Pepper plants have just arrived! Spring is in the air, and we’ve been anxiously awaiting the return of Padrón Peppers. The seeds from these plants come from Padrón in Northwestern Spain. Padrón Peppers are delicious when sautéed in olive oil until...