Buy Peppercorns (Black, MALABAR) ORGANIC
Pepper is used all over the world to season food, but it comes in many shapes and forms. Freshly whole black peppercorns directly before use ensures you get the freshest flavour, which includes much more than a basic spicy note. Our black peppercorns also have a wonderful citrus aroma, making them a great exotic addition to all kinds of food. These Organic Black Peppercorns are also known as Tellicherry peppers, and more than surpass the premium quality mark TGSEB, hence achieving the mark TGSEB Special!
Peppercorns (Black) ORGANIC Cooking Notes:
Food Pairings: Most savoury food! Pair with onion, potatoes, fish, beef, tomato, mushrooms, berries, mild sauces and soups.
Serving size: 0.5 grams
Flavour: Subtle Spice, Citrus
Usage: Crush and use to season all kinds of foods. These TGSEB Black Peppercorns pack a strong pepper flavour with a fruity aroma.
Peppercorns (Black) ORGANIC Technical Notes:
Origin: Malabar, South-Eastern India
Quality*: TGSEB Special
Also known as: Piper nigrum, गोल मिर्च, काली मिर्च, KALI MIRCH, GOL MIRCH, GULKI, POIVRE, 胡椒, PERETS , KARABIBER, 有機黑胡椒粒 (馬拉巴)
Industry Knowledge: Pepper, called the King of Spices, has had a profound influence on both Eastern and Western cooking and economies. Whilst many countries owe their prosperity to this spice, the finest quality comes from India. Due to a combination of environmental influences, Indian Black Peppercorns are naturally larger, better shaped, more aromatic and more densely packed with flavour. Of the different varieties available from India, Regency brings you the finest quality of Black Peppercorns, known as the Malabar variety. It comes from the Malabar coast of southwestern India. In England, for grinding they mix Peppers of different origin. Malabar for weight and taste, Sumatra for colour, and Penang for strength. For much of the last two thousands years, pepper was a luxury for the very rich, a commodity so valuable that it was even used as money. It is even said that Attila the Hun demanded among other items 3,000 lbs. of pepper in ransom for the city of Rome.
Our Black Peppercorns confirms to the highest peppercorn standards. They have a density of around 580+ grams / litre (usually 620+), meaning they pack the strongest amount of flavour available per peppercorn. Each one is also greater than 5mm in diameter.
*INDUSTRY SPECIFIC TERMINOLOGY.
Please note that our ingredients are 100% natural and processed using traditional methods. As a result there may be some visible imperfections. Our spices will have variations in size and colour due to factors such as the amount of sunlight they received when growing, or the amount of rainfall in a particular season. These differences in appearance are entirely normal, and are the result of not treating them with any chemicals, reducing unnecessary hand selection, and minimizing waste.
I forget how many times we've ordered this pepper. It's our go-to pepper for our everyday cooking. Very fresh and great value.
Excellent Peppercorns, will undoubtably be ordering again