Long pepper comes from the same family of flowering vines that produce black pepper. A pepper favored in ancient Rome, the allure of long pepper is being rediscovered today in the West.
More flavorful than black pepper, long pepper has a slow heat at the onset and a lingering flavor. Use as you would regular pepper. Easily ground in a mortar, long pepper however must be broken into small pieces to fit into a pepper mill. An essential component to our Eight Pepper Blend. Long pepper is a flavorful, everyday pepper yearning to be rediscovered.