This famous pepper is grown in Carmagnola and the surrounding boroughs (in the province of Cuneo too) by a Consortium of over 40 farmers.
In the Quadrato, Corno di bue, Trottola and "Tumaticot" (tomato-shaped) shapes it is used both for simple gastronomic dishes and to accompany the best flavours of the Piedmontese cooking tradition as well as in more unusual combinations invented by creative chefs and imaginative food-lovers.