Re: [CH] Szechuan spice

Linda Reynolds (
Mon, 8 Jun 1998 09:34:50 -0400 (EDT) can order the peppercorns through Penzey's Ltd and also Pendreys
Spice catalogs.


>Yes. What you have are known simply as Szechuan Peppercorns.  I bought mine
>at the NYC gourmet store Dean&DeLuca. Comes in a very nice silver tin. The
>better-stocked Oriental stores sell it too, sometimes loose, sometimes
>packaged. They are used in Szechuan and other recipes to add a nice depth of
>peppery spice. Works well in conjunction with dried chiles to provide a
>multi-dimentional burn in Szechuan dishes.