Peppercorn (Black) 24 Mesh

Peppercorn (Black) 24 Mesh

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The dried berry of the pepper plant (Piper nigrum) is the spice sold as black peppercorn. While many herbs and spices tend to make seasonal appearances, black pepper is found beside the stove and at the dinner table year-round, usually right next to the salt.

Black pepper is an essential seasoning for all sorts of foods, from roasted meats, soups and stews and salad dressings to egg, rice and cheese dishes.

Note: The term "mesh" refers to the coarseness of ground pepper, which can range from a fine shake to large granules. (The term literally refers to the size of the holes in the mesh screen through which the spice passes while it is ground.) The higher the number, the finer the pepper. Similarly, a mesh of 12 indicates a grind between coarse and cracked.

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quick look

information at a glance
approximate cups to one pound4
active compoundspiperine, safrole, beta-pinene, limonene, terpinene, alpha-pinene, various sesquiterpenes and monoterpene derivatives, including borneol, carvone, carvacrol, 1,8-cineol and linalool
plant part usedfruit
processingground, 30 mesh

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsStore in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.
appearance & aromaFinely ground with a mild fragrance.


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culinaryUse as a general seasoning and garnish for cooked foods.
householdGround black pepper is reputed to be a laundry aid that helps to prevent colors from fading. Use 2 teaspoons per load.

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30 mesh
black peppercorn

Mildly pungent. Pair with sea salt in the kitchen and at the table.

formulas & recipes

30 mesh
black peppercorn

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what else you should know

30 mesh
black peppercorn

Black pepper has long been one of the most popular spices in the world. At one time, the spice was reserved for nobility and the very wealthy. In fact, because the tiny peppercorn was literally considered worth its weight in gold, it was used as currency in lieu of coin with which rent or taxes were paid. This is where we get the expressions “peppercorn rent" and “black gold” come from.

Fortunately, the price of pepper has dropped to a level that most people can afford, but it still accounts for one-fifth of the global spice market today. Although Vietnam is the world’s largest producer of black pepper, the best grade comes from southern India, specifically from the Malabar coastal region.

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