Peppercorns' heat comes from piperine, and a good quality black peppercorn contains between 4.6% and 9.7% piperine. The fruits outer layer contains both piperine and terpenes (pronounced "tur peans"). Terpenes are what gives pepper its signature citrusy, floral and woody notes. Good with chicken, eggs, fish, pork, salads, soup, strawberries and tomatoes.
Works well in combination with basil, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, cumin, garlic, ginger, nutmeg, parsley, rosemary, thyme and turmeric.
One ounce hand packed in bags.