From the pipeaceae family. It is a perennial vine with a strong fragrance. Pepper is cultivated for its fruit and when it is dried it is known as peppercorn.
Pepper is a dried spice. It is mostly used in savory dishes. Used to add flavor and contrast to a meal.
Black Pepper Beef Recipe:
- Helps digestive system
- Skin health
- Respiratory system
- May even help prevent cancer
- Pepper gained popularity when the Arab's opened the spice route between India and Europe
- Number one selling spice in America
- Has been used in cooking for over 2000 years