What’s up with Pink Peppecorns?
Pink peppercorns are a type of pepper that is made from the dried berries of the Brazilian pepper tree, which is native to South America. They are not related to true peppercorns, which are made from the dried fruit of the Piper nigrum plant. Pink peppercorns have a sweet, slightly fruity flavor, and they are often used as a garnish or to add flavor and color to a variety of dishes.
Pink peppercorns are often used in place of regular black peppercorns to add flavor and visual interest to dishes. They can be ground using a pepper grinder or crushed using a mortar and pestle, and they can be used in a variety of dishes, including salads, sauces, and marinades.
In addition to their use as a flavor ingredient, pink peppercorns are also used in traditional medicine. They are thought to have a number of health benefits, including antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, but more research is needed to fully understand their potential health benefits. Pink peppercorns should be used in moderation, as they can be toxic if consumed in large quantities. It is important to note that pink peppercorns are often mistaken for white peppercorns, which are made from the same plant as black peppercorns but are harvested at a different stage of maturity. White peppercorns are more pungent and have a more subdued flavor than pink peppercorns.
Why should I buy these over other color Peppercorns?
If you are looking for a Peppercorn that tastes slightly sweet and fruity than go with pink. They are made of the dried fruit of the piper plant . Here is the breakdown of each color peppercorn and their taste.
Black peppercorns, on the other hand, have a strong, pungent flavor that is slightly spicy and slightly sweet. They are made from the dried fruit of the Piper nigrum plant, and they are the most common type of peppercorn used in cooking. Black peppercorns are often ground or crushed and used to add flavor to a variety of dishes.
White peppercorns are also made from the Piper nigrum plant, but they are harvested at a different stage of maturity and are processed differently than black peppercorns. They have a more subdued flavor than black peppercorns, and they are often used to add flavor to light-colored dishes where black pepper would be visible.
Green peppercorns are made from the unripe fruit of the Piper nigrum plant and have a mild, slightly sweet and slightly spicy flavor. They are often used in Thai and other Southeast Asian cuisines, and they are often used in sauces and pickles.
Rainbow peppercorns are a blend of black, white, green, and pink peppercorns, and they have a slightly sweet, slightly spicy flavor. They are often used as a garnish or to add flavor and color to a variety of dishes.
We also sell rainbow peppercorns if you want a mix!