Pink Peppercorn FAQ

What are Pink Peppercorns?

Pink Peppercorn is a dried berry of the shrub Schinus molle.

What plant family does Pink Peppercorns come from?

Pink Peppercorns come from the plant family Anacardiaceae. Although a peppercorn is the dried fruit of a plant from the genus Piper, pink peppercorns came to be called such because they resemble peppercorns, and because they, too, have a peppery flavour.

What’s the alternative name for Pink Peppercorns?

Alternative names for Pink Peppercorns include Brazilian Pepper, Aroeira, Rose Pepper, Christmasberry, Poivre Rose, Baies Roses, Rosé-Pfeffer, Pepe Rosa, Schino Brasiliano, Pimienta Roja, Pimienta Rosa and Rosépeppar.

What do Pink Peppercorns look like?

Pink Peppercorns look very similar to Peppercorns however, they’re bright pink.

Where are our Pink Peppercorns from?

Our Pink Peppercorns are from Brasil.

What is the suggested use for Pink Peppercorns?

Pink peppercorns can be added to sauces for pork and added to peppercorn sauce to serve with steak. They can also be added to other peppercorns to make your own pepper blends for your home pepper mill. They go well with steak, chicken and fish, add to salad dressings and marinades, the berries can also be added to vinegars and fruit syrups to add a little sweet spiciness.

Fun Fact!

Pink Peppercorns are members of the cashew family.

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As an animal lover and baking enthusiast, Georgia can often be found experimenting with plant-based recipes in her kitchen.

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