Long Pepper, or Piper Longum, derives from a flowering vine from the family Piperaceae. It is an unusually long-shaped pepper berry and a relatively rare spice that grows in Bali Indonesia and India. This long pepper berry is made up of small peppery fruits the size of poppyseeds, each around a central spike.
With a sweet musk-like aroma and flavour with a hit of peppery heat, Long Pepper is popularly used to flavour Asian clear soups and meat dishes. Its mellow pepper flavour is flecked with sweet notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cardamom.
Long Pepper is believed to be an aphrodisiac when consumed as well as useful in treating depression and anxiety. Like many other peppers, it can also be used to speed up one's metabolism and aid in digestion.
Long Pepper, or Piper Longum, derives from a flowering vine from the family Piperaceae. It is an unusually long-shaped pepper berry and a relatively rare spice that grows in Bali Indonesia and India. This long pepper berry is made up of small peppery fruits the size of poppyseeds, each around a central spike. Like black pepper, the long pepper is picked at peak ripeness and dried to be used as a spice. Its taste is similar to black pepper, however, has a much hotter and sweeter flavour. It is predominantly used in Indian and Malaysian cuisine, but can also be found in North African and Nepalese food. Before chilli was introduced to European cuisine, the long pepper was among the spiciest of the spices available.
100% dried Whole Long Pepper
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Other names or spelling:
Piper Longum, Indian Long Pepper, Pipli, Javanese Long Pepper, Piper retro fractum
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