Juniper Berries are widely spread throughout the northern hemisphere.
In the early days juniper berries were used to freshen up stale air.
Culinary use of Juniper Berries
Juniper Berries are used when making gin and other liquors. The strong and refreshing flavor of Juniper Berries goes well with lamb, veal, rabbit, wild boar and can be blend with herbs like oregano,marjoram, allspice and thyme.
In general Juniper Berries can be used in any dish that requires alcohol.