Because spices are never too much, we are pleased to present you the Juniper Berries.
The Juniper Berries comes from a shrub that can reach 1.80 meters in height. The berries take two or three years to mature and are blue when harvested. When they dry, they lose their blue colour and become darker. Juniper berries give a marked and pronounced bittersweet taste with a slightly spicy loaf.
Very used in northern Europe, especially in Scandinavia are an essential ingredient of gin.
When they where first produced in the Netherlands, they were developed for medication because it is thought that juniper berries stimulates appetite. At Romans time, they were used as a substitute for black pepper, which was expensive when imported from India.
It takes only three or four berries to enhance the flavour of the dishes, but should be crushed before used, to emphasize the aroma and taste.
Store in a dark, cool and dry place.
Crush some juniper berries, add mashed potatoes and carrots.
It goes particularly well in meat dishes such as pork and hunting, fillings and paste. It is also used in cake-English and in puddings, due to the strong and marked flavour.
Country of Origin:
Rua Quinta dos Álamos n.º 3
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