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Black Tellichery pepper

Black Tellichery pepper

Tellichery black pepper originally comes from India. With its vegetable aromas, discover this fine pepper, with intense and spicy notes and hints of citrus fruit releasing flavours of lemon and grapefruit.
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What is Tellichery black pepper?

Where does Tellichery black pepper come from?

Tellichery pepper is part of the Piper nigrum species, which means it’s a pepper and not a spice. It is carefully harvested by hand when the peppercorns are red and then they are left out to dry in the sun. Black pepper has stronger more intense flavours than white pepper and also has a hotter aftertaste in the throat. This is because it keeps its pericarp where the piperine, which is what makes pepper hot and spicy, is concentrated.

Where to use Tellichery black pepper

You can use this pepper in all your daily dishes and your festive meals. It is best used cracked in a pestle and mortar or ground in a pepper mill. Our recipe ideas:

Grilled sea bream: sprinkle 1 teaspoon of cracked Tellichery black pepper over your sea bream fillets before cooking;

Tellichery black pepper sauce: crack 1 teaspoon of Tellichery black pepper and add to your pepper sauce;

Peppery gratin dauphinois: crack 1 teaspoon of Tellichery black pepper and sprinkle over your potatoes before cooking them in the oven;

Steak with black pepper: at the end of the cooking process, season your steak with a twist of your pepper mill filled with Tellichery black pepper;

Tellichery black pepper spaghetti: sprinkle 1 teaspoon of cracked Tellichery black pepper in a frying pan then add the parmesan and a few spoons of the cooking water from the pasta. 

What flavours does Tellichery black pepper release?

Tellichery black pepper is spicy and woody yet with strong citrus aromas of lemon and grapefruit. The lasting heat of this black pepper is accompanied by a supple scent of humid tropical forests, with sharp fresh notes. Discover our other exceptional peppers: - Kampot black pepper PGI - Penja white pepper PGI - Bahia black pepper - Sao Tomé black pepper 

The history behind Tellichery black pepper

Kerala is the region located on the Malabar coast which is known as spice paradise as 70% of Indian spices are produced in Kerala. This region was controlled by the English in the 18th century. 

Recipe ideas with Tellichery black pepper

Discover our recipe for Tellichery black pepper sauce Discover our strawberry salad recipe with Tellichery black pepper Discover our shrimp salad recipe with Tellichery black pepper

More Information
More Information
Allergen Absence
Native country INDE
Genus and botanical species Piper nigrum
Ingredients black pepper from Tellicherry
TRACES EVENTUELLES D'ALLERGÈNES céleri, sésame, moutarde, fruits à coques.

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