White pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae. Black and white peppercorns are both the fruit of the pepper plant, but they are processed differently. Black pepper is obtained by drying peppercorns whereas White pepper is processed by soaking peppercorns in water for a week until the shell or the fleshy part becomes soft. Then it is rubbed to remove what is remaining and then dried. This process is termed as retting.
White pepper has a lingering flavor which makes it different from black pepper whereas Black pepper is more spicy. White pepper is widely used in cuisines worldwide but in Kerala, India the usage of black pepper is the most common. It is also one of the oldest spices used along with salt.
White pepper can be used in soups and other creamy dishes because of its lingering flavor and aroma. White pepper is the main ingredient of pepper chicken
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