Green peppercorns are unripe black peppercorns. They are usually stored in brine or vinegar and are bright green. The type you see here is dried green peppercorns.
Taste: Fresh, herbaceous notes. But not as hot as black or white pepper.
Look: Bright green, imperfect spheres.
Smell: Usually a slightly fermented smell since they are often preserved in brine.
Use in sauces, fruits, salads, and vegetables.
Pairs well with dill, ginger, lemon peel, onion, and rosemary.
- Buy whole kernels and grind yourself with a pepper-mill.
- Stimulent and a diuretic.
- Prevents coughs, asthma, and colds.
- Aids indigestion and constipation.
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