Cubeb berries are also known as Java Pepper as they originate in Indonesia. They are sometimes called Tailed Pepper because of the small stem that usually remains on each berry. Cubeb berries have a mild peppery flavor, similar to black peppercorns. Like allspice berries they have nutmeg-like notes, which become more noticeable during the cooking process. The strongest flavor though is a potent, lingering camphor or eucalyptus quality.
Cubeb berries are particularly good when used in longer cooking processes like soups and stews. Use to flavor meat or vegetable dishes. If you use whole cubeb berries in cooking, be sure to remove them before serving. For an interesting twist, add a few cubeb berries to your peppercorns the next time you fill your grinder!
The amount of product in the jar you receive is considered the net weight. We have provided that net weight after the jar size, ex: Small glass jar (net 1.25oz). To give you a better understanding of the jar size, see the fluid ounce measurements below.
The small glass bottles hold 2 fluid ounces. The plastic lids have a flip top with a small pour spout.
Medium glass bottles hold 4 fluid ounces. The plastic lids have a split flip top. One side has a larger opening and the other side is a shaker.
Large glass bottles hold 12 fluid ounces. The plastic lids have a split flip top. On side has a larger opening and the other side is a shaker.
All bottles meet FDA requirements for food applications and are 100% recyclable. You can purchase all of our bottles from the Containers section of Spice Ware on this website.
Purchase in bottles:
(net 1.50 oz)
Once you have bought bottles from us, you can then purchase refills for those bottles.
This saves you money by not having to buy the jar again and reducing the shipping weight.
Choose from the three bottle sizes and you will receive a bag containing the correct amount of product
to fill your bottle at home. The bags are sealable and will be labeled with the product name, uses, and
ingredients if applicable. The bags meet FDA requirements for food applications.
They are 100% recyclable and can be put in with all other plastics recycled at home.
Purchase bottle refills (in bags):
Medium glass refill
(net 1.50 oz)
Cubeb berries are also known as Java Pepper as they originate in Indonesia.