Mountain Pepper - Litsea cubeba

Mountain Pepper - Litsea cubeba

Mountain Pepper - Litsea cubeba

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Mountain Pepper

Litsea cubeba

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40 grams 1 KG

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Litsea cubeba, or mountain pepper, sometimes gets confused with cubeba pepper, which is related to long pepper and peppercorns (Piper species). Mountain pepper, however, is not a shade loving vine that grows up trees or along the ground, rather it is a fairly good sized tree growing in the mountains of Taiwan and other tropical to sub-tropical countries. Here in Taiwan the trees flower in May and harvest season lasts all summer. The berries are prepared and dried giving off one of the most lovely lemon scents one can experience. Think of a pepper that looks more or less like black peppercorns, without the heat and a strong burst of lemony gourmet heaven.

Botanical Name: Litsea cubeba

Origin: Taiwan

Ingredients: Mountain Pepper

Est. Shelf Life: 1 Year

Production: Wild harvested by hand and machine dried.

Availability: Summer harvest

Natural Ingredients | No Additives | No Fillers

Plant Based | Non-GMO | Vegan Friendly

How to Use Mountain Pepper

Sprinkle On: Meats, beverages, desserts

Mix In: Beverages, sauces

Cook With: Meat, sauces, baking

Regional Cuisines: Asian

Dry - Keep herbs & spices in a dry location

Cool - Avoid storing herbs & spices in high temps

Dark - Avoid exposure to the sun and strong UV

Sealed - Keep herbs & spices sealed

Packaging Type Net Weight Gross Weight Package Volume Dimensions
Small Glass Jar 40 grams ± 165 grams ± 130 ml 7.6 x 5.3 x 5.3cm
1kg Bag 1,000 grams ± 1,050 grams ±