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Szechuan Pepper
Zanthoxylum simulans
Uses: Culinary/Medicinal
(Sichuan pepper) One of the signature tastes of Asia and India. Not a true pepper but the berry of a tree native to the subtropics and commonly used in cooking throughout Asia. The taste is a pleasantly pungent combination of lemony citrus and pepper. Szechuan pepper contains hydroxy-alpha-sanshool, which creates tingling and numbness in the mouth. It freshens and excites the palate, unlocking the complex flavours of Indian and Asian cuisine. The seed itself is not used, as it gives food a gritty texture; instead, the dried husks are ground and added to recipes including shrimp, chicken, beef and fish. Szechuan pepper is a component of both Chinese Five Spice Powder and Japanese Shichimi.
H4469-800 Bulk dried seeds and husks whole $8.00/100g, $45.00/1000g
  P4469-800 Plants Apr-June Shipment   SOLD OUT $8.00/ea
Currency: United States Dollar

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