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Can you use white pepper instead of black?
White pepper is milder in flavor than black pepper. You can certainly substitute black pepper for white pepper, knowing that the black specks will show. You may want to start with less black pepper than the white pepper called for and adjust the flavor as you go.
Is white pepper milder than black pepper?
White pepper is a spice produced from the dried fruit of the pepper plant, Piper nigrum, as is black pepper. It is usually milder than black pepper, with less complex flavor. Both whole and ground white pepper are available.
What is ground white pepper?
Ground White Pepper. Primarily used in Brazilian dishes and Asian soups, white pepper is less aromatic than black pepper and has a somewhat musty flavor. White pepper is made from berries that have been allowed to fully ripen, while black pepper is made from green berries.
What’s white pepper good for?
White pepper is made by cooking and drying the ripe seeds. People take white pepper by mouth for upset stomach, malaria, a bacterial infection that causes diarrhea (cholera), and cancer. People apply white pepper to the skin to reduce pain. White pepper is added to foods and drinks to add flavor.