Juniper Berries
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Juniper Berries ripen to a blue-black and contain three sticky, hard, brown Seeds.

Juniper Berries are Bittersweet and Piny.

Availability

Juniper Berries are available all year long.

Culinary Uses

Juniper Berries are primarily used in the production of Liquors and Spirits, such as Gin. The Juniper Berry lends itself well to this as it has a fairly high Sugar content, which allows for an easy Fermentation process. The Dried Berry is also used in Game and Red Meat Marinating and Sauces.

Portion Size

Allow 1-3 Juniper Berries per recipe.

Pairings

Allspice, Bay Leaf, Caraway, Marjoram, Oregano, Pepper, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Thyme, Cabbage, Celery, Fennel, Garlic, Onions, Parsley, Beef, Chicken, Duck, Fish, Game, Game Birds, Lamb, Pork, Venison, Apples, Gin, Sauerkraut, Wine, Marinades, Sauces

Substitutes

Gin, Rosemary

Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

Yes

Low Calorie

Yes