Juniper berries are a fragrant spice native to Nordic climates. It is widely used as an accompaniment to red game meats, such as wild boar or deer, or combined with pates made with this type of meat.
Therapeutic uses span>– These berries are said to be used to stimulate the appetite; but juniper, especially fresh, is a diuretic and must therefore be used with care./ p>
Flavor and smell:Fresh berries have a milder flavor than dried berries and are usually used whole.
Geography span>: the entire northern hemisphere; We find it throughout Europe, in Asia (from the southwest to the Himalayas) and in North America, from the southern coast to the northern mountains. The main juniper producing countries are Hungary and some southern European countries (mainly Italy).