[Sca-cooks] Cubebs

Sue Clemenger mooncat at in-tch.com
Sun Aug 6 17:58:02 PDT 2006

Sure don't, Niccolo.  I'm stuck buying mine at moderately overpriced retail,
and glad for that.  ;o)
--Maire, really curious as to what you'd *do* with all of those cubeb

----- Original Message -----
From: "grizly" <grizly at mindspring.com>
To: "Cooks within the SCA" <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 06, 2006 6:07 PM
Subject: [Sca-cooks] Cubebs

> So.  Changing the subject to Cubebs (piper cubeba).
> Seems it is very hard to find a reliable source of quantities of piper
> cubeba other than wayyyy overpriced retail.  The one place I tried sent me
> some very poor and non-aromatic spice that was actually unpleasnat.  I
> name the place as they know they have a bad supply in hand, and were
> apologetic.  I was trying to find quantites of 25# to 100# for various
> reasons.
> Retailers are lothe to give up their supplier info, and the suppliers
> advetise sop much online or in the media I peruse.  I've broken down to
> contact a shipper in Indonesia who is sending me a sample . . . and I have
> had to contact a shipper in Bali who may or may not be able to go to his
> facility to pick up the cartons to ship to me through customs and all that
> jazz.  YIKES!! Anyone know a wholesale outfit who sells piper cubeba in
> that pallets?
> niccolo difrancesco
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