Question: Szechuan Peppercorn Oil Why The Tingle?

You know it’s the Szechuan peppercorns, the taste of which is often described as tingling. It turns out that Szechuan peppercorns contain a chemical compound known as hydroxy-alpha-sanshool, which stimulates tactile — not flavor — receptors in the mouth and lips.12 sep. 2013 Hydroxy-alpha sanshool is a molecule exclusively found in the Zanthoxylum genus of … Read More