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Long Pepper is a spice that has started to be rediscovered in fine cooking. Much more expensive than ordinary Black Pepper, Long Pepper also has slight chocolate and chilli notes to it. In fact, it was the original premium spice used to flavour Indian cooking thousands of years. We've selected the best variety of these black peppers which provide a great depth of flavour when freshly ground. Add to season any food for an exotic flavour like no other spice can provide.

Long Pepper Cooking Notes

Cuisine... Mediterranean, African, Indian, Indonesian 

Food Pairings... Use in place of Black Pepper for an exotic taste! Curries, stir fries, eggs, chicken, tofu, mushrooms, salad dressing, dips

Flavour / Tastes Like... Black Pepper, Chili, Chocolate 

Serving size... 0.3 gram 

Directions for use... Grind using a Microplane or electric spice grinder. 

Recipes... Cardamom Basmati Rice 

Long Pepper Technical Notes

Origin... East Java, Indonesia

Quality*... Dark, Premium Selected

Industry Knowledge... The Long Pepper has been used for centuries in Mediterranean, African, Indian, and Indonesian cooking, although it has nearly fallen into obscurity in the past few hundred years. The taste is very similar to regular Black Peppercorns, as a relative of the spicies, but with a much hotter taste and an almost earthy, sweet overtone. When broken or ground up it imparts an even greater pungency to food.Long Pepper is available as a few select species. Of these, Regency has found the one native to Java, Indonesia, to be the most flavourful. They contain suitable amounts of their essential oils and alkaloids (naturally occuring chemical compounds) which allow the Long Pepper to spread it's unique flavour profile in cooking without being too overpowering. Learn more about Long Pepper. 

Also known as... Piper longumPOIVRE LONG, PIPAL, PIPPLI, PIPARI, LANGER PFEFFER, CAB

Why buy Regency herbs and spices

All Regency spices are fresh, current crop herbs and spices. We pride ourselves on our taste and freshness. Regency's herbs and spices are carefully selected amongst the best varieties in the world each season - only a single variety passes our rigorous testing, and we only sell this one variety. We only sell spices in whole form for fresh grinding to ensure the best flavour and aroma when it reaches your kitchens. As a result, everyone can inspect and admire the natural beauty achieved by us! All our spices and herbs are naturally grown, and processed. They are as pure as spices can get, free from irradiation and other chemical preservation treatments - only possible due to our strict quality control standards at source. We can promise their flavours are fit for even the most royal and picky diners.

We know how hard it is to find top quality, fresh, whole spices worldwide and we have the answer. Through our 60+ years of experience in the industry, we know our spices inside-out and can provide the best tasting varieties attainable worldwide for each of our spices. Tastes are changing, and cooks who seek the absolute best possible for each ingredient know that we can provide it for them - that's why we've been in business for so long! We quickly became the leading shop for buying Indian spices and herbs in Hong Kong, and now have added our extended range of exotic herbs and spices from around the world. Read more about our heritage here.

Most importantly, we aim to provide the high quality flavours that existed in traditional times in our spice trade - flavours that have been lost due to mass production, over processing, and cutting corners to keep prices low. We partner with the greatest farmers and suppliers around the world to provide the highest grades achievable in spices. We are also passionate educators within our industry, teaching customers and competitors alike on how to buy and assess the quality of spices, as well as common tricks of the spice trade. Learn more about spices now.