pink pepper  AKA, the “King of Spices”. There are many different types of pepper. Peppercorns are fruits that all come from the same vine, but are grown in different regions, allowed to ripen to different maturity, dried, brined, or processed in a unique way. All of these things give the pepper it’s unique flavor.    Pink peppercorns are not from the same pepper vine as black, green, and white pepper. They are berries that come from the Brazilian pepper tree.   Taste:  Slightly sweet flavor.    Look:  Fully ripened red-pink berry. Preserved in brine   Smell:  Peppery fragrance.   cook  Use as a garnish rather than a seasoning. Very delicate flavor.   tips   Buy whole kernels and grind yourself with a pepper-mill. Black pepper already ground can have olive pits in it to add weight. Not a health risk, but olive pits are not spices.   White, green, and red pepper are from the same vine as black pepper, just picked at different stages of ripeness for a different flavor profile.   Tellicherry is a very high quality of Malabar (black) pepper from the southwestern coast. They are more moderate in heat than other peppers but have an intense flavor with citrus notes.    health benefits      Stimulent and a diuretic  Prevents coughs, asthma, and colds  Aids indigestion and constipation        Disclaimer:  The sole purpose of the Health Benefits section of our spice pantry is to provide information about the tradition of ayurveda. This information is not intended for use in the diagnosis, treatment, cure or prevention of any disease. If you have any serious acute or chronic health concern, please consult a trained health professional who can fully assess your needs and address them effectively. Check with your doctor before taking herbs or using essential oils when pregnant or nursing.

pink pepper

AKA, the “King of Spices”. There are many different types of pepper. Peppercorns are fruits that all come from the same vine, but are grown in different regions, allowed to ripen to different maturity, dried, brined, or processed in a unique way. All of these things give the pepper it’s unique flavor.  

Pink peppercorns are not from the same pepper vine as black, green, and white pepper. They are berries that come from the Brazilian pepper tree.

Taste: Slightly sweet flavor. 

Look: Fully ripened red-pink berry. Preserved in brine

Smell: Peppery fragrance. 

cook

Use as a garnish rather than a seasoning. Very delicate flavor. 

tips

  • Buy whole kernels and grind yourself with a pepper-mill. Black pepper already ground can have olive pits in it to add weight. Not a health risk, but olive pits are not spices. 
  • White, green, and red pepper are from the same vine as black pepper, just picked at different stages of ripeness for a different flavor profile. 
  • Tellicherry is a very high quality of Malabar (black) pepper from the southwestern coast. They are more moderate in heat than other peppers but have an intense flavor with citrus notes. 

health benefits 

  • Stimulent and a diuretic
  • Prevents coughs, asthma, and colds
  • Aids indigestion and constipation

 

Disclaimer: The sole purpose of the Health Benefits section of our spice pantry is to provide information about the tradition of ayurveda. This information is not intended for use in the diagnosis, treatment, cure or prevention of any disease. If you have any serious acute or chronic health concern, please consult a trained health professional who can fully assess your needs and address them effectively. Check with your doctor before taking herbs or using essential oils when pregnant or nursing.