Timur Peppercorns from Nepal 24g standard glass jar, Steenbergs details and description
Timur Pepper from Nepal is Zanthoxylum Armatum.
Aroma: Fruity and herby - lemongrass, ripe citrus fruits, pink grapefruit and floral notes
Flavour: Gentle spicy warmth - initially minty and lemon-grapefruit, then bitter with cooling sensation.
Food pairing: Pan-fried scallops, pan-fried lemon sole, lobster in citrus butter, roast chicken with mushrooms, grouse, rack of lamb, quails eggs, sheep's cheese, chocolate puddings.
Origin: Endemic to Mahabharat mountains (lesser Himalayas) (2000m), thorny bushes around 4metres tall.
Part of the Steenbergs range of specialist and unusual peppers.
We think this one tingles on the tongue like pins and needles.