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Tellichery Pepper

Tellichery Pepper

General Description: Recognized as the finest quality pepper in the world, Tellichery peppercorns are the largest and most aromatic of the peppers.

Uses: Pepper is a universal spice used in dishes throughout all regions of the world. It is commonly used in meat rubs, salad dressings, soups and stews.

History: Pepper is mentioned by Roman writers in the fifth century. It is said that Attila demanded among other items 3,000 lb. of Pepper in ransom for the city of Rome. In the Middle Ages, Europeans often used Pepper to pay rent, dowries, and taxes. Shakespeare mentions Pepper in his plays.

Origin: Tellichery Peppercorns are produced in western India.

Shelf Life: 2-3 years