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A Different Kind of Spice: Peppercorns (Part 2)

Pink Peppercorns and Bali Long Pepper

Pink peppercorns and Bali long pepper — two particularly striking alternatives to the standard peppercorn.

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.

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Cooking with The King of Spices: Peppercorns (Part 1)

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.

Our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Cheese, Chocolate and More!

Do you have a food lover, budding chef, charcuterie aficionado or chocolate fiend in your life? Short on gift ideas? Not to worry – we’ve got you covered!

Introducing Ihsan and Valerie: Owners of Formaggio Kitchen

Ihsan and Valerie work to share the market-experience that inspired their mutual love of food with the neighborhoods and communities surrounding their stores in Cambridge, Boston and New York.

Staff Survey Results: Our Top 10 of 2012

At the end of each year, staff members at all three of our shops – in Cambridge, the South End and in New York – fill out a staff survey. We reflect on our year in food, pick our favorites and share memorable moments. Here are our top ten picks culled from this year’s survey results!