GREEN PEPPERCORNS, Whole

0.7 ounce (Need more? Save!)
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Sales price: $3.00
Sales price without tax: $3.00
Package sizes CLICK BELOW (Above Add to Cart) , $7 or $12

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$3 regular package contains 0.7 ounce (6 teaspoons)

$7 package contains 2.1 ounces (3 times the regular package)

$12 package contains 4.2 ounces (6 times the regular package)

Picked long before maturity, these gourmet green peppercorns are much less pungent than black peppercorns and have a pleasantly fresh, herbaceous flavor.  They have a mild peppery flavor and are used for pepper steak, or sauces and with vegetables.

Black, white and green peppers all come from the woody tropical plant Piper nigrum.

 An exorbitant price was levied on pepper during the Middle Ages.  Italy had a monopoly on the trade and this was as one of the inducements which led the Portuguese to seek a sea route to India. In 1498, Vasco da Gama became the first person to reach India by sailing around Africa.

 When asked by Arabs (who spoke Spanish and Italian) why they had come, his representative replied, "we seek Christians and spices".


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