Black Pepper Powder 100% Natural
Finely grounded, highly aromatic Allepey pepper acclaimed for its superb flavour and bite. These ‘bold’ berried peppers are sourced from the erstwhile shipping port ‘Allepey’ – a Southern district of Kerala.
Pepper has a sharp, hot and biting taste. It’s a warming spice. It is one of the oldest and important spices in the world. So important, that in ancient times it was used to pay taxes. In 410 A.D, when the Huns lay seige of Rome, 3000 pounds of pepper was demanded as ransom.
Pepper is extensively used in the wintry cusine of North India, to impart warmth and pungency to veg. dishes. In the South, it is used as a flavouring spice in non-veg preparations. Pepper incidently is an important spice in the Indian four-spice classic ‘Garam Masala’. Pepper corns boiled in water along with basil leaves, are said to relieve chest congestions and asthematic condition.