Anise Oil adds spiciness to rootbeer, and European liqueurs like sambuca and anisette. In this instance, the anethole-heavy oil compliments both the cream of the cookie and the bright bite of pink pepper.
A pepper in aroma only, Schinus Molle also called Pink Pepper is extracted from the dried fruits of Schinus terebinthifolius, a South American tree native to Peru and Brazil. Among the cultures of the Andes the pink peppercorn’s delicious flavor was held in high regard in cuisine. While it is peppery, Pink Pepper has a more subtle piquancy than Black Pepper Oil.