The Alsace region in France is known for its pretty Christmas markets, pretzels and sauerkraut. But what would a sauerkraut be without the addition of famous juniper berries? Their tangy resinous taste is the perfect accompaniment to all kinds of cooked dishes. Prepare your taste buds to discover some of France’s best regional specialities!
Juniper berries have a taste that is both sweet and zingy. We recommend lightly crushing them to release all their aromas before adding them to your simmered dishes. Believe us, once you’ve tried them, you’ll want to add them to everything!
To take your senses on a taste journey, use juniper berries to prepare all kinds of pâtés and game dishes. Juniper is also used in the preparation of certain cold cuts. If you want to use juniper berries in a sauerkraut, add them just before the dish starts to simmer — this delectable dish is sure to be a hit with everyone!