Bold, pungent flavour with distinctive heat. The king of spices, with a deep history and once traded as a currency.
– Black Pepper adds spicy heat and bold flavour to enhance any savoury dish.
– It is the most popular spice and is used as a seasoning worldwide.
– Try ground on fresh sliced strawberries to add a spicy flavour.
– To maintain the delicate flavours, I recommend grinding and adding pepper just before serving or as a garnish.
The cured, unripe berries of a flowering tropical vine, Piper nigrum, native to South India and widely cultivated throughout the tropics.
They are steam sterilised, which is a natural method of eliminating bugs & controlling microbial activity etc., rather than gas or irradiation.
For Your Appreciation
I have specially selected these black peppercorns for their distinctly bold flavour and aroma. They contain no additives or preservatives, and are steam treated as a more natural alternative to irradiation or gas treatment.
Pepper is the most widely used seasoning in the world, used since ancient times when it was traded as a currency. It adds exotic flavour and aroma to almost any dish.
Black Pepper has antibacterial properties, which aids in the preservation of foods. In Ayurvedic medicine, pepper is added to tonics for colds and coughs. It aids the absorption of Curcumin, an antioxidant, digestive, anti-inflammatory, antiplatelet (decreases clotting), cholesterol lowering and anti-carcinogenic, found in Turmeric. Piperine, a compound in peppercorns that gives it it's spiciness, enhances bioavailability helping in transporting benefits from other herbs, spices and healthy foods we consume These Black Peppercorns are steam sterilised, which is a natural method of eliminating bugs & controlling microbial activity etc., rather than gas or irradiation.
FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE
The unique box is recyclable and biodegradable, made in New Zealand from unbleached PEFC certified responsible board, and printed with soy based inks. The bag inside is Home Compostable*; made right here in New Zealand from a unique plant based laminated film, that is majority derived from sustainably produced wood pulp & gm-free corn sources. Made from compostable films, certified to European standards: OK Compost Home. The unique bag has barrier qualities that seals in the flavours and aromas so your herbs & spices stay fresher, longer, and closable with our special re-usable & biodegradable wood bag clip means they do not make a mess of your pantry or drawers.*when composting at home, ensure there is a composting environment containing sufficient heat, water, oxygen, soil & micro-organisms.