Culinary Notes: Green Peppercorns are the unripe berries picked green from the peppercorn plant, it is the same vine that produces the black pepper. Green peppercorns are subtler in flavour than black peppercorns, but have a distinct fresh hot bite.
Health benefits: Pepper has Piperine compounds that improve the digestion and calms nausea. Also, it is known to have anti-inflammatory, carminative, anti-flatulent properties.
Ingredients: 100% dried Whole Green Peppercorns
Country of origin: India
Other names or spelling: Black Pepper, White Pepper, Green Pepper, Pink Pepper, Piper nigrum
How to use:
- Green Pepper can be used as a substitute for black pepper
- They combine well with chicken, eggs, fish, pork, salads, soup and tomatoes.
- Use for steak, exotic sauces and vegetables
- Use to flavour sauce for grilled beef, stuffings, pâtés and marinades. Use to marinate a tablespoon of green peppercorns in a glass of white wine
- Use to flavour vinegar, poultry and grilled meats
- In Thai cuisine are used to flavour to sauces and curries
- Use whole in dishes and remove before serving or grind in a mortar and pestle or pepper grinder to taste