It consists of pepper fruits harvested just before ripening and dried at a moderate temperature. It has a particularly good and strong aroma.
The black pepper contains an essential oil which contains piperine, monoterpenes, phellandrene, sabinene, citral and chavicin. Piperine is responsible for the pungent taste of black pepper.
Basically it can be said that all dishes that are salted can also be refined with black pepper. There are various ways to add pepper to the dishes. On the one hand, the whole peppercorns can be cooked and removed before serving. Or you can add the freshly ground black pepper to the finished dish. Only the freshly ground, black pepper unfolds its full aroma.