African Bird Pepper


In Africa, bird peppers are collectively referred to as pili pili (can also be spelled peri peri, or piri piri), and the ground fruits are common seasoning for roasted fish and meat. African bird pepper is also popular in Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, and Filipino cuisines, where it is frequently used to add fiery heat to sweet and sour dishes, curries and flavored vinegars. 

Origin: Africa

Flavor & Pairing: Pungent flavor that pairs well with onions and garlic while complementing cinnamon, allspice and cumin 

Culinary Uses: Soups, sauces, dips, marinades and rubs.

Type: Spices

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