Frequent question: Is black pepper native to Africa?

Black pepper is native to South Asia and Southeast Asia, and has been known to Indian cooking since at least 2000 BCE. J. Innes Miller notes that while pepper was grown in southern Thailand and in Malaysia, its most important source was India, particularly the Chera dynasty, in what is now the state of Kerala.

How do you say pepper in British?

Break ‘pepper’ down into sounds: [PEP] + [UH] – say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them.

Below is the UK transcription for ‘pepper’:

  1. Modern IPA: pɛ́pə
  2. Traditional IPA: ˈpepə
  3. 2 syllables: “PEP” + “uh”

Who first used black pepper?

Black pepper originated in Kerala, India and has been exported from South Asia for about 4,000 years. Pepper was essential seasoning in India (it was often referred to as “black gold”) and was of great value as a traditional medicine, featuring in early medicinal documents such as the Susrutha Samhita.

Is black pepper Clothing closing down?

To ensure the safety of its staff PAS Group will shut down its approximately 230 bricks & mortar shops for its diverse portfolio of retail brands which includes Black Pepper, Review, and JETS Swimwear. The company’s Review concessions in Myer will remain open offering limited services.

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