What Is the Difference Between Types of Pepper?

Peppercorns were so important to the Tamils of Sri Lanka thousands of years ago that they were considered more valuable than pearls. In Medieval France, where peppercorns were more valued than gold...

black pepper vs. white pepper

by pamd 15 years ago

What is the real difference for a recipe. I've only used white when specifically noted in recipes. When I cook, not from a recipe, I always use black, so how would I know if white would be a better...

Fresh Peppercorns Philadelphia

by redshale 2 years ago

I am trying to find fresh peppercorns to buy in Philadelphia. Any ideas?

Found, White Peppercorns

by LadyofTexas 3 years ago

I can't find my previous post about hunting for whole white peppercorns, so I'd like to thank those who responded. I found a source on Ebay, Red Bunny Foods, that had one pound for $16.22 and free ...

Need white peppercorns

by LadyofTexas 3 years ago

I am running low on whole white pepper corns. I've searched the local groceries and the internet, and come up with nothing in the case of local groceries, or incredibly expensive plus shipping on t...

Sichuan peppercorns - best ones to buy and what dishes to use them in

by blustery 4 years ago

Where would I buy the best sichuan peppercorns and what dishes could I make using them? Do they need to be ground or can you use them whole in a stir fry. I did purchase some from spicely organic...

Garlic or other seasoning in pasta water?

by paizley 5 years ago

Lately, I've been throwing whole garlic cloves in to the pasta water. Adds a nice flavor and those whole cooked cloves are tasty. Peppercorns and whole chiles sometimes go in also. I find the pasta...

Sandy/Gritty Sichuan Peppercorns?

by arielleeve 5 years ago

So I recently returned from a trip to Thailand, where I purchased a whole bunch of spices at the Chatuchak Market in Bangkok. I had no idea the quality of any of them, and everything was dirt cheap...

Cinnamon, Oregano and Black Pepper

by timmeesue 6 years ago

I picked up these 3 spices at the store the other day: Vietnamese cinnamon, dried oregano and coarse ground black pepper. They were in their little plastic bags in the front seat of my car. It was ...

Fresh green peppercorn

by omar kasi 9 years ago

Has anyone ever seen this for sale? I can't find it in Chinatown. ...I have some Thai recipes that call for it as an ingredient. Thanks.

Why did my chicken stock ended up too spicy?

by nycguy20011 6 years ago

My chicken stock ended up too spicy after I simmered it for 14 hours. Could it be that I added too many peppercorns? Not sure what else could be causing it to be spicy unless maybe the roasted garl...

Unusual..but delicious...ice cream flavors

by smdeneau 14 years ago

I recently visited some friends in Chester County, PA and they took me to a great little Mexican-American ice cream shop in Kennett Square that served several unusual ice cream flavors. I tried th...

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