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White Pepper Facts: Everything you need to know 

Spice School: Lesson 13

ORIGIN

16 VITAMINS & MINERALS

White pepper is native to Southeast Asia. While it is made from the same berries as black pepper, Piper Nigrum, the two spices are harvested and processed differently.

DID YOU KNOW?

The mummy of Ramesses II was found with peppercorns stuffed in the nostrils as part of the mummification process.

SIX REASONS TO SPRINKLE SOME MORE

• Calcium

• Copper

• Folate

• Iron

• Magnesium

• Manganese

• Niacin

• Phosphorus

• Potassium

• Riboflavin

• Selenium

• Sodium

• Thiamin

• Vitamin B-6

• Vitamin C

• Zinc

  • May help with weight loss
  • May aid in clearing of the nasal passages
  • May be beneficial in heart health
  • May enhance eyesight
  • May help prevent stomach ulcers
  • May support digestion

MODERATION IS KEY

Repeated intake at higher doses of white pepper may cause internal agitation
and irritation.

APPLICATIONS

White pepper has a hotter, earthy flavor compared to black pepper, making it a great addition to soups, dressings and marinades.

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