Our Organic Whole White Peppercorns are tiny fruits, sourced from certified organic farms who specialize in the cultivation of the "pepper plant". These plants grow in a fashion similar to grape vines, producing clumps of tiny berry-like balls that are harvested during peak season, and delicately dried to preserve their naturally robust flavors and fragrance. In general these unique looking peppercorns are very similar to traditional black pepper in both taste and smell. However, because these white peppercorns have had their outer skin removed, their are some subtle differences. In general white pepper tends to be a bit more pungent and packs a bit more spiced-heat.
Pepper has been a highly prized trade good for centuries, black peppercorns, also known as ‰Û÷black gold‰۪ has been the focus of this globally traded empire. The use of peppercorns dates back to ancient Egypt, with evidence suggesting that peppercorns were used during mummification rituals. More recent history relates to the spices trade initiated by Dutch traders who found pepper in Indonesia, spreading it to the rest of the world. Once integrated into cuisines, the flavorful peppercorns quickly took hold, and today are one of the most widely traded spices worldwide.
Peppercorns are believed to stimulate the taste buds which is thought to help the stomach increase hydrochloric acid secretion‰ÛÓhelping with digestion, preventing constipation, and gas irritation along the way. Black pepper also demonstrates impressive anti-oxidant and ant-bacterial effects.
Using at home
These all-natural whole white peppercorns are a great way to add a spiced kick to a variety of your favorite savory dishes. The most common usage of these tiny flavor-bombs is to simply grind them up fresh and applying them to any sort of meat or vegetable dish--the same way you would use black pepper. Grinding the pepper immediately prior to use ensures that the robust fragrance and potent flavor is fully represented in the final dish. Some other uses for whole pepper corns include: adding to pickled veggie liquid, soaking in liquor-of-choice with cinnamon -to create a powerfully warming adult mixer, or simmering with bones to create a savory broth.
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