Rare Peppers

Épices de Cru Eight Pepper Blend


In a nutshell: Perk up your pepper palette with this Eight Pepper blend including fragrant Tribal Green, Long Pepper, Guinea Pepper, Sichuan, Voatisperifery and Cubeb!

Eight Pepper Blend is very rich, flavourful and perfectly balanced – the fruit of innumerable tests and refinements. Its heat matches regular pepper, making it an ideal all-purpose pepper blend. Conventional pepper blends are often little more than colour combinations. Not this one. This blend is the delightful result of a delicate balancing act aimed squarely at flavour. Comprising a careful balance of Tribal green, Tellicherry black and Indonesian white peppers as well as Indian Long pepper, Guinea pepper and the highly fragrant Imperial Sichuan, Voatisperifery and Cubeb peppers. Eight Pepper Blend is engineered for use in all pepper mills.

Details 50g and 200g

About Épices de Cru
Épices de Cru began in 1982 as a catering partnership between Philippe and Ethné de Vienne. Their mission was a kind of “cooking pot anthropology:” learning the secrets of family cooking around the world and applying these techniques to the needs of hungry Montrealers. The secret, they learned, was spices. Over the last two decades, Philippe and Ethné have searched for the world’s best spices, accompanied by their children, Marika and Arik. The de Viennes believe in direct sourcing spices: visiting growing regions, spending time with growers, and developing personal relationships that last decades. In 2004, they officially opened their first spice shop in Montreal’s fantastic Jean Talon market– it’s since become a mecca for foodies from all over the world. I first visited in 2008 and have been buying and using their spices on a regular basis ever since that first exciting visit. They steadfastly maintain that they do nothing original, only facilitating the exchange of culinary common sense from one place to another. But, what they do is simply quite brilliant - by providing us with the finest quality ingredients, and their superb spice mixes, we can all experiment with unusual spices and recreate delicious recipes from around the world.

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