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White pepper   /waɪt pˈɛpər/   Listen
White pepper

Climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam.  Synonyms: black pepper, common pepper, Madagascar pepper, pepper, Piper nigrum.
Pepper ground from husked peppercorns.

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"White pepper" Quotes from Famous Books

... Boil the macaroni in salt and water for twenty minutes, strain off the water, and cut it into pieces about 1 inch long; put these into the soup, and simmer for ten minutes. Just before serving, flavour with salt, a dust of white pepper, and a few ...
— The Art of Living in Australia • Philip E. Muskett (?-1909)

... detected mixed with genuine pepper, is a fact sufficiently known.[104] Such an adulteration may prove, in many instances of household economy, exceedingly vexatious and prejudicial to those who ignorantly make use of the spurious article. I have examined large packages of both black and white pepper, by order of the Excise, and have found them to contain about 16 per cent. of this artificial compound. The spurious pepper is made up of oil cakes (the residue of lintseed, from which the oil has been pressed,) common clay, and a portion of Cayenne pepper, formed in a mass, ...
— A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poisons • Fredrick Accum

Words linked to "White pepper" :   peppercorn, true pepper, piperin, piperine, pepper vine, piper, genus Piper

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