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| ||hoja santa|
Description: Sacred pepper. Sacred pepper is a large, aromatic leaf of the pepper family, with a slight flavour of anis or fennel, cloves, nutmeg and black pepper, used in cooking. It is often used to wrap fish or tamales.
|Hoja santa or hierba santa leaves, ready to be added to a mole amarillo at the lovely Restaurante El Naranjo in Oaxaca City in Mexico||
Pronounced: OH-hah SAHN-tah
Latin: Piper sanctum
Most frequent country: Mexico
See places: Mexican food and cuisine
See foods and dishes: tamales
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