Native Australian Ingredients — Pepperberry (pure herb)

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Mountain Pepper Leaf and Pepperberry

Mountain Pepper Leaf and Pepperberry

Provenance and the Plant The native pepper trees or shrubs that we use for culinary purposes are from the Tasmannia  genus of the Winteraceae family. This family of plants is one of a group associated with the ancient Gondwana Supercontinent that Australia was once part of, and is now represented in various species that we call native peppers. The one that we use is Mountain Pepper or Tasmannia lanceolata. We are always blown away understanding how truly ancient our native foods are and how they have survived through the ages in pristine wilderness areas and are now grown commercially - it is amazing to...

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