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Where Do Peppercorns Come from: White Pepper vs Black Pepper

Where Do Peppercorns Come from: White Pepper vs Black Pepper - Spice Trekkers

One of the most common questions we encounter in customer service is the real meaning of white pepper vs black pepper. While we agree they come from the same peppercorn plant, how different whole peppercorns come to be is not as clear: especially for white varieties. Black peppercorns, like Tellicherry pepper or Malabar pepper, are […]


Not a Matter of Black and White: What I Learned from Wild Voatsiperifery Pepper

Posted on by Steve
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White pepper has never been my favourite pepper. I understand many people crave the hot, pungent bite of a well-fermented mature white pepper, and others use it for keeping white sauces white. But for years now I’ve used it in recipes from around the world only to find everything I cook has the unmistakable whiff […]