The delicious Malawi Piquante Pepper is also known as the Peppadew.It was discovered in 1993 in South Africa and now everybody knows this delicious chilli stuffed with cream cheese after it was introduced to the culinary world. The roasting of the pepper gives it a rich, spicy-sweet flavor. Green chili is a catch-all name that applies to several different varieties of green chili peppers, from the mild Anaheim to the smoky, medium-hot pasilla to the fiery serrano. NEW PEPPER TO PICK Brine-packed peppadew peppers are similar to hot cherry peppers, but sweeter. In a pinch red bell peppers, roasted, would work. Roasted or grilled Piquillos are however available in cans from imported by Roland (at Fairway), and in jars by Napoleon and DeLallo brands (both at Whole Foods). piquillos are usually sold in the US roasted and packed in jars. Sweet piquante peppers are most often known by the brand name "peppadew. "They are actually cherry tomato shaped peppers originally from South Africa, commonly sold in jars, pickled. They are a small mild pointed red pepper. Because of the variety to choose from, selecting a proper pepper substitution is simple. The sweet variety of pickled cherry pepper is the most similar to a Peppadew, and is delicious when stuffed with feta cheese or sliced in a salad. Malawi Piquante Pepper ‘Amazing for pickled chillies’ C. Baccatum. I agree - Peppadew is a very unique flavor and difficult to replace. Sweet red peppers if you are willing to give up any hint of heat but just want color and texture. Piquillo peppers are served stuffed as "tapas" or included in soups as well as other dishes. Slightly larger than a Peppadew, they are typically sold as pickled peppers and come in sweet, mild and hot varieties. What kind of peppers are Peppadews? The peppers are then peeled, all by hand then packed in jars or tins. Cherry peppers are the best substitute for Peppadews. Peppadew is the brand name of sweet piquanté peppers grown in the Limpopo province of South Africa, sometimes referred to as sweet red cherry peppers. Apparently BA readers really wanted to make our March cover Pimiento Mac and Cheese recipe (understandably), but some of you had trouble tracking down the peppadew peppers it called for. Traditionally piquillo peppers are grown in Northern Spain and are hand picked then roasted over open fires.