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[Loan translation of German Pfeffernuss : Pfeffer, pepper + Nuss, nut; see pfeffernuss.]
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Product quality manager John Curtis, 48, handed me a delicious looking array of treats, including fresh cream chocolate muffins, peppernut cream cookies and mini Victoria sponges.
Accompanying essays consider spirit people, the peppernut, a life well lived, gathering ethics, herbal medicines and native plant foods, and non-herbal cures.
And peppernuts are scattered all around the hearth, as though Sinterklaas tossed them there in handfuls.