• カンボジア食材販売店

    ロングペッパー(ヒハツ) Long Pepper

    長こしょう、ロングペッパー(沖縄ではヒバーチ、島胡椒とも)とよばれ、はるか昔から世界中で使われているスパイスです。インドの伝統医学アーユルヴェーダでは、体の冷えを改善する薬としても使われています。また4500年前からギリシアで薬として用いられていたとも言われています。現代では、ヒハツに含まれる成分が老化し使われなくなった細胞に働きかけるとも言われ、健康・美容面からも注目を集めています。

    状態:未熟なものは緑、完熟すると赤くなる。トレジャーオブカンボジアでは、完熟した肉厚なロングペッパーを天日で乾燥させたものを販売。

    風味:完熟したロングペッパーは、シナモンのような甘い香りとペッパーの力強い辛さを持つ

    相性:淡白な料理に(食欲増進)
       ココアやチャイに(スパイシーな飲み物で冷え対策)
       サバのような臭みの強い食材の下味に(生臭さを抑える)
       ピリッと辛さを加える薬味として(カレー、中華料理との相性抜群)
       

    Thick long pepper exposed to plenty of sunlight is dried in the sun with a sweet scent like cinnamon and a strong spiciness of pepper.

    “Long pepper” that has been loved around the world from very early times

    It is called long pepper, and is a spice that has been used around the world from very early times. It is a pepper family plant distributed in Southeast Asia. In Japan it is called island pepper or hibāchi, and it has been popular since ancient times for eliminating meat odor and for Okinawan dishes such as sōki soba.  In Āyurveda, an Indian traditional system of medicine, it is also used as a cure to improve body coldness. It is also said to have been used as medicine in Greece since 4500years ago. In modern times, it is said that the components of long pepper work on cells that have aged and are no longer used, and are attracting attention in terms of their beautifying effect.

    -World Standard Highest Quality-
    We cultivate according to strict guidelines through traditional farming methods passed down from 100 years ago.
    We use all-natural materials for fertilizers and pest control.

    – Completely Additive-Free –
    Supplements and teas that contain extracts deriving from long peppers have been attracting attention.
    Above all, we were particular about natural ingredients, and packed the full blessings of the land of Cambodia by drying and pulverizing long pepper as is.