The unripened fruits of a plant belonging to the pepper family, Cubeb Berries have a hot, bitter, pungent taste, described as a cross between allspice and black pepper.
Originally from Indonesia, they were brought to India, and then Europe. This broad reach of Cubeb has allowed for them to be used in a variety of ways, from Polish meat marinades, Moroccan cuisine, to Indonesian curries. Cubeb Berries can be used to flavour meats, pâtes, stewed vegetables, spice cookies and cakes.
Try Cubeb Berries in your pepper mill to add this unique, pungent taste to your dishes.