Black Pepper - Organic, from Wayanad
Also Known as: Pepper, The King of Spices
Regular price £6.20
Let's take a moment to appreciate the king of spices!
Black Pepper is the most important and widely consumed spice in the world., accounting for 20% of the world trade in spices. Pepper is valued for its pungency contributed by the alkaloid piperine and flavour contributed by the volatile oil.
Salt and pepper are an iconic duo; however, while salt is a mineral that enhances the flavors of food, black pepper changes the flavor of food, adding depth and some spice.
In ancient times, this “King of Spices” was used for everything from mummification rituals to currency. And although traditionally used as a culinary ingredient, fragrant aromatic, and medicine, it is presently used in the food, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical industries.
Our Nosy Be black pepper has is a very aromatic pepper and offer a slightly lemony note, which make it a great stand-alone pepper and perfect for your everyday cooking.
What Does It Taste Like?
Black pepper has a nice balance with a fresh, spicy and floral notes, and a long-lasting taste with a slight lemon flavour.
How Is It Used?
Use black pepper as an ingredient in recipes to add flavour and spice to poultry, vegetables, salad dressings, soups, stir-fries, pasta, and more.
Some dishes are pepper-forward that take full advantage of the incredible flavor profile of black pepper, such as steak rubs that can be created using black pepper as the primary ingredient.