Szechuan Pepper is the dried fruit of the prickly ash tree. Unlike most other pepper types; this pepper harnasses its flavour in the outer skin. The most common feature about this one is that it gives a mouth-tingeling feeling once you eat them! The flavour is also quite ridiculous featuring lavender, rose, eucalyptus and even some anise tones. It's one of the "Chinese 5 spices" and a very mild pepper on the Scoville scale.

Most of the harvest of any Szechuan pepper is allocated to government officials; however.. we have a 'guy' that hooks us up with a direct source of this delicious peppercorn!

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