Peruvian Andes Pink Peppercorn – The Pink Pearls

    £ 5.40£ 10.50

    Unlike black, green or white variety the pink peppercorn is actually a false flag pepper, related to the cashew nut. It is native to Peru, thus the name but introduced and now popular to the Creole island of Madagascar. With a strong fragrance of star anise, coriander and wood notes. but no actual heat these berries can be used crushed or whole to create exquisite fresh desserts or light dishes such as salads and fish or to caramelise fruits.

    Origin: Peru and Brazil, South America

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    Description

    These Pink Berries are native to arid zones of the Peruvian Andes. They now grow successfully in Brazil which is their new home. The tree that produces the berries gives the name to this faux pepper. The berries of this tree grow together in a cluster of white flowers that turn bright pink when ripe. The cluster thus gives the impression of normal peppercorns.

    The plant has many health benefits, the oil has a positive effect on alertness and stamina. Pink Pepper can perfume deserts and fish dishes or used to add extra depth to butter for your morning omelette. For a unique experience create a Fennel and Pink Peppercorn Sauce to go with your Seabass.

    Please note that as this is in the same family as cashew and pistachio it might represent a problem for those with nuts allergens.

    Taste Notes:

    Pink Pepper has a typical berry flavour of high berry fruit, when used as the pepper flavour in food or as a mix with other pepper these red peppercorns provide wonderful overtone of fruity pepper.

    Use it with:

    It’s a versatile spice, but it’s stunning with fish dishes or eggs (try it on your morning omelette). Perfect for sauces too.

    Fun Fact:

    Red Peppercorns are so called in Europe, in Brazil where they have evolved they are called Pink Peppercorns.

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    HOW TO USE

    Can Use With Grinder?

    Yes.

    Can Use With Mortar or Pestle?

    Yes.

    NUTRIENTS

    Nutritional value per 100 g.
    Energy 255 Kcal 13%
    Carbohydrates 64.81 g 49%
    Protein 10.95 g 19.5%
    Total Fat 3.26 g 11%
    Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
    Dietary Fibre 26.5 g 69%
    Vitamins
    Choline 11.3 mg 2%
    Folic acid 10 mcg 2.5%
    Niacin 1.142 mg 7%
    Pyridoxine 0.340 mg 26%
    Riboflavin 0.240 mg 18%
    Thiamin 0.109 mg 9%
    Vitamin A 299 IU 10%
    Vitamin C 21 mg 35%
    Vitamin E-γ 4.56 mg 30%
    Vitamin K 163.7 mcg 136%
    Electrolytes
    Sodium 44 mg 3%
    Potassium 1259 mg 27%
    Minerals
    Calcium 437 mg 44%
    Copper 1.127 mg 122%
    Iron 28.86 mg 360%
    Magnesium 194 mg 48.5%
    Manganese 5.625 mg 244.5%
    Phosphorus 173 mg 25%
    Zinc 1.42 mg 13%
    Phyto-nutrients
    Carotene-β 156 mcg –
    Carotene-α 0 mcg –
    Crypto-xanthin-β 48 mcg –
    Lutein-zeaxanthin 205 mcg –
    Lycopene 6 mcg

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