Tellicherry Peppercorns: Grown on the east coast of India, near the harbor of Tellicherry, these peppercorns are the best of the black peppers. It is bigger, bolder and blacker in color, finer in flavor and more fragrant. Tellicherry is a newcomer to the pepper market; only having been available in the past 20 years. If you only want the best, you certainly will want to use Tellicherry peppercorns in your recipes! The berries for black peppercorns are picked from the vine just before they ripen and turn red. As they dry, the berries turn black. Left to ripen longer than most black peppercorns, Tellicherry pepper has a full, robust flavor described as almost fruity. Malabar and Tellicherry pepper are both considered top quality due to size and maturity, with only 10% of the largest corns being graded as Tellicherry.
Tellicherry whole black peppercorns are left on the vine longer so they develop a deep, rich flavor. They are considered the finest pepper in the world. Freshly grind onto finished dishes or during the cooking process.
1.5 oz. & 4.6 oz.
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