Black pepper is used as a spice in nearly all the worlds cuisines as a pungent, spicy, heating agent for food due to the presence of capsaicin and piperine. Teasings of citrus and wood also add to black peppers allure. Tellicherry peppercorns have been left on the vine to ripen considerably. The result is a large, bloated peppercorn with a more distinguished flavor. The aroma is far more pungent and woodsy, with citrus notes that have a more pronounced Navel orange origin.Tellicherry peppercorns are named after the town of Tellicherry, a commercial town on the Malabar coast where special grafts of black peppercorn vines are grown for these particular berries. Tellicherry was of significant importance during the eras of the spice trade and the town became known for its particularly pungent peppercorns. The town was equally known for growing exceptionally fragrant green cardamom. The item "Tellicherry Peppercorns, Black" is in sale since Tuesday, February 17, 2015.
This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Food & Beverages\Spices, Seasonings & Extracts". The seller is "spicejungle" and is located in Rockford, Michigan.
This item can be shipped to United States.