White Penja Pepper (PGI)
It is the Penja white pepper. A small rarity from Cameroon. It grows in the west of Cameroon. The white pepper of Penja is picked at optimal maturity and then dried in the sun.
But what aroma does it bring with it? Very full-bodied, harmonious and ripe, it goes perfectly with fish, poultry, salads, spicy cottage cheese dishes, light soups and sauces. It is also very rich in minerals. Its wonderful aroma is also increasingly appreciated by top chefs.
Unlike Penja black pepper, it is harvested when ripe and dried in the sun. To remove the skin from the kernel, the ripe red berries are soaked in water for several days. White penja pepper is slightly less intense than its black version.