Organic Pepper Black Whole 30g
Country of Origin: Sri Lanka/India
Famous for its nose-tickling properties, ‘ordinary’ organic black pepper is anything but. From its tropical Southern Indian roots, peppercorns travel the world to end up as ground powder on dinner tables and spice racks across the globe. Organic black pepper’s tasty take on heat is different from chilli peppers and other spices, whose goal is to turn your mouth into something slightly more reptilian. Pair it with salt and garlic for a simple (and delicious) seasoning combination. Or, trigger a sneeze attack and make a quick escape from that lousy date! Organic black pepper’s whole peppercorns also make a great addition to glass centrepieces, and can be used as ammo for pea shooters. Found in almost every cuisine around the world, pepper is a staple in rubs, spice blends, salad dressings, and toppings or garnishes. However you choose to use it, organic black pepper is about as versatile a spice as they come. Enjoy responsibly.
How to use organic black pepper?
Organic black pepper can be cooked, consumed, and applied topically. Like most spices, the potential uses for black pepper is dependant on the form it comes in.
What can’t you put black pepper into? Its applications are myriad - especially when you vary the pepper’s consistency. By altering how coarsely it’s ground (or by using organic black pepper whole), the applications of the spice can vary wildly. Course organic black pepper is perfect for crispy chicken cutlets (or for keeping your chickens out of your garden). Choose a finer grind for stews and sauces or try organic turmeric with black pepper and ginger tea for an on-the-go sinus cleanser!
Not to be outdone, black pepper’s non-edible uses are also extensive. You can use finely ground organic black pepper to keep your clothes brightly coloured when washing them. Black pepper also helps to soothe tooth pain and nasal congestion. And, for the adventurous types, ingesting black pepper will give you a lovely seasoning for the discerning palates of sharks, crocodiles, and hungry rugby players.
100% Organic Black Pepper
Country of origin
Organic black pepper is a spice fit for kings. Or, at least it was in ancient times. Black pepper is a tad more common now. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find a table without a shaker labelled “P.” A king in its own right, organic black pepper is native to South India. It’s currently produced in tropical regions across the globe, with Vietnam leading global production.
Storage / Packaging
Organic black pepper should be sealed at ambient temperature. The container should be kept in a dry area - and out of direct sunlight. When stored correctly in its original box, our organic black pepper has a shelf life of 1.5 years from its packaging date.
Although it’s true that all spices will eventually lose their flavour over time, our packaging works to stretch every tasty second out of the shelf life for organic black pepper. Made out of biodegradable, compostable bags designed to lock in every morsel of flavour, you can rest easy knowing that your ingredients will always taste right. Plus, you can feel great about doing something good for the environment! That certainly deserves a second helping of black pepper pound cake…
Organic black pepper is one of the most versatile herbs available. The sharp, woody tang is perfectly paired with a wide range of spices and can be used to improve the flavour of almost any meal. A non-exhaustive list of complementary spices includes:
- Bay Leaf
- Grains Of Paradise
Organic Black Pepper Health Benefits
Apart from its nose-clearing properties, studies conducted on organic black pepper have found some legitimate health benefits for those brave enough to consume it. Whether taken internally or applied topically, organic black pepper’s medicinal uses are almost as diverse as its cooking applications.
- Organic black pepper is rich in piperine, which contains a high level of antioxidants.
- The anti-inflammatory properties of black pepper have been known to help treat arthritis, heart disease, and diabetes.
- Organic black pepper has been linked to improved brain function.
- Other potential benefits indicate that organic black pepper may help enhance gut health, improve blood-sugar metabolism, and boost nutrient absorption.
The buck doesn’t stop there! Organic black pepper is still being investigated for its effectiveness in other areas of medicine. Many exciting new findings have indicated that organic black pepper’s medicinal properties are extensive.
While the health benefits of black pepper have been clearly established, it should be noted that the spice isn’t a replacement for modern medicine. Please make sure to seek professional medical advice from a qualified doctor or other healthcare professionals when looking to treat specific medical ailments.
|Alternative Names||Piper Nigrum|
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