Peppercorn berries may have originated in India, but plenty of other places around the word have sought similar spice qualities in local plants that are now also called peppercorns. In Part 1 of our series on this “king of spices” we looked at the wide range of peppercorns available from the piper nigrum plant. In Part 2, we’ll take a closer look at five other well known types of peppercorns that are not to be confused with “true” peppercorn berries.
With over ten varieties of peppercorns at our Cambridge shop alone, something as simple as pepper can be pretty overwhelming. Here’s a closer look at that most essential of spices: the peppercorn.
After months of careful selection and sampling, our staffers have gathered together their top picks for this year’s holiday season!
Fraud scandals make it hard to trust the olive oil industry these days, but that’s no reason to throw the baby out with the bathwater.
Right now, we have four different baking syrups and, at first glance, you might wonder why you would buy one over another? Curious myself, I did a bit of research and in this post, I share what I gleaned.
Here at the shop, we carry quite a variety of butters and sometimes folks ask us what distinguishes them from each other – a very fair question!