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Category: Zanthoxylum

Sichuan pepper, sansho, and more

Flower Peppers, Huajiao: More than Sichuan Pepper

One hears about Sichuan pepper, but actually, this is misleading. Various species of Zanthoxylum give spices that are “Sichuan pepper(corn),”…

Spices from Sansho (Zanthoxylum) 2: Hana Sansho

Beginning of May, Zanthoxylum trees flower, time to harvest hana sansho.

Sichuan Pepper and Sansho (and thus, Kinome) in Early Spring

This year, my plan to establish a Pannonian Pepper Garden is progressing nicely. Since last year, I have both plants…

Sichuan Pepper (Zanthoxylum)

Zanthoxylum is the botanical genus to which Sichuan pepper, Japanese pepper, and various other kinds of such “peppers” belong. Here,…

A Spring for the Sichuan Pepper (Sansho)…

… or actually, as this is about spring season, we’ll talk about kinome. Sichuan pepper still isn’t much of a…

Titillating Sichuan Pepper News

As I was checking and re-packing the Sichuan pepper we’d brought back from China, surrounded by its fascinating aroma, a…

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