PURE FOOD ESSENTIALS Black Pepper Whole 80g
Whole Black Pepper is a strong spice that doesn’t have any main flavour but improves the other seasonings in a dish. It can be used to spice anything from salad dressings to stocks, stews and curries.
Also combines well with Cardamom, Cinnamon, Cloves, Basil, Garlic, Coriander seed, Ginger, Cumin, Thyme, Rosemary, Parsley and Turmeric.
The black pepper plant is a flowering vine that is cultivated for its fruit. Pepper comes from the same family (the piperaceae family) as hypnotic herbs such as kava.There are over 1000 species in this family alone. The fruit when dried is known as a peppercorn and contains a single seed. Pepper is native to southern India but there are also native species of piper vine that grow in northern Queensland.
Medicinally, pepper is used to increase digestive fire to aid digestion, bring heat to the body and to assist in reducing the severity of colds.