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Szechuan pepper

Chinese medicine
A deciduous tree, the fruit of which is carminative, diuretic, stimulant and tonic; it is used for constipation, nocturnal emissions and urinary frequency.
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A It's called five spice, which is a mixture of spices (not always five funnily enough), including Sichuan pepper, cloves, fennel, star anise and cinnamon.
Satosphere's first show in October, Marie-Claude Paulin and Martin Kusch's "Interior," tickled all the senses as guests also sampled fragrant tomatoes and Sichuan pepper drinks.
The tingling, pins-and-needles sensation and the heady aroma of Sichuan pepper was what I craved for at breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack time.
Then transfer it to a mixing bowl and mix in the spring onions, salt and Sichuan pepper.
SICHUAN PEPPER BEEF WITH FIVE-A-DAY VEGETABLES AND FIVE-SPICE GRAVY (Serves 2) 2 sirloin steaks, cut into strips 2 tbsps groundnut oil 1 medium red chilli, deseeded and chopped ' onion, chopped 1 small handful broccoli 1 small handful chopped mangetout 1 small handful chopped carrots 1 small handful chopped baby corn 300ml hot fresh beef or vegetable stock 1 tbsp light soy sauce 1 tbsp cornflour blended with 2 tablespoons cold water 1 spring onion, finely sliced Salt and ground white pepper For the marinade: 1 tbsp shaosing rice wine or dry sherry 2 tsps ground Sichuan pepper 1 tsp dark soy sauce 'tsp Chinese five-spice powder 2 garlic cloves, crushed and finely chopped Method Mix all the marinade ingredients in a bowl and marinate the beef for as long as possible, overnight is best.
Local health authorities said tonnes of garlic and Sichuan pepper, which in China are believed to guard against various ailments, have been sent to Zhouqu.
Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper offers an outstanding food memoir written by a food writer who went to live in China as a student in 1994 and vowed to eat everything she was offered.
Opium Den: An all-day bar with a daring range, including the Flight of Vodkas five vodkas infused with five spices like sichuan pepper and star anise.
There are more exotic flavours to be found in the Thai and Chinese infused oil ranges, including kaffir lime leaf, lemon grass, roasted garlic, sichuan pepper, spring onion, red chilli, Thai basil, ginger and a tempting blend made up of eight individual infused oils.
Chinese 5 spice powder is an aromatic blend of star anise, cloves, fennel seeds, Sichuan pepper and Chinese cinnamon
It's a bold scent with notes of Sichuan Pepper, Oak moss, and Violet Leaves.