This variety has a similar taste to black pepper, but differs in shape, being more elongated, and resembles a pinecone or corncob owing to the union of its fruits. Its aftertaste is warm and aromatic, with a hint of liquorice and aniseed. It is surprisingly good for desserts.
The plant in the wild originates from the foothills of the Himalayas and belongs to the Piperaceae family. Long pepper is not that famous in Europe, having its culinary origins in Eastern countries such as India, Indonesia and China, where it is often mixed with curry.
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