A VARIETY OF PEPPERCORNS – ONCE CALLED THE KING OF S...

This spice dominated the spice trade for centuries. However, despite its name, peppercorns have no relation to peppers or corn....
This spice dominated the spice trade for centuries. However, despite its name, peppercorns have no relation to peppers or corn. Peppercorns are the fruit of a tropical climbing vine native to South India. The fruits are harvested and dried. Through different processes of harvesting, drying and preserving, the peppercorns develop different colors and flavor profiles. Black peppercorns are harvested when the fruits have grown to their full-size, at this point though they are green and still unripe. They turn into...
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ALL ABOUT SALT

What is salt? Salt is a mineral. Thus, unlike most spices and herbs, salt does not come from any plant....
What is salt? Salt is a mineral. Thus, unlike most spices and herbs, salt does not come from any plant. Salt is from the ocean, either the pre-historic ocean and it is found in geological deposits in mines (rock salt). Or it is from the present ocean and it is harvested by the evaporation process (sea salt). Salt is one of the most fundamental seasonings in cooking, used to enhance the flavors of any dish. There are quite a large...
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