white pepper


Definition of white pepper

: a pungent condiment that consists of the fruit of a pepper plant (Piper nigrum) ground after the black husk has been removed

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Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, stir together the garlic, cilantro, sugar, fish sauce, soy sauce, oil, and ½ teaspoon white pepper. Christopher Kimball, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipes: Banh Mi and pork skewers on your backyard grill," 13 Aug. 2019 Add Dijon mustard, garlic, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, red wine vinegar, white pepper, Tabasco sauce, black pepper, salt, mayonnaise and Parmesan cheese. Claire Perez, sun-sentinel.com, "Grilled romaine elevates Brimstone’s Caesar salad," 19 July 2019 There’s the sophisticated Petite Pierre, which has juniper, white pepper, and red wine. Rachel Karten, Bon Appétit, "I’d Like to Induct Olympia Provisions’ Pepperettes Into the Salty Meat Snack Hall of Fame," 12 Aug. 2019 Look for flavors of cherry, plum, and tobacco on top of notes of eucalyptus, chocolate, and spicy white pepper. Rachel King, Fortune, "How to Drink Red Wine During the Hot, Hot Summer," 10 Aug. 2019 Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl add the vinegar, water, citrus slices, tarragon, parsley, white pepper and olive oil and whisk to combine. Michael A. Gardiner, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Unrushed rice is key to success with homemade sushi," 6 Aug. 2019 Aromas of fresh sourdough, candied lemon, and white pepper complement notes of bright pear and white grape. oregonlive.com, "7 beers we can’t wait to try at the 2019 Oregon Brewers Festival," 19 July 2019 Season the lobster with the remaining ¾ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon white pepper. Alex Hitz, House Beautiful, "Lobster Bisque from Alex Hitz," 14 Nov. 2013 Once all butter is incorporated, remove from heat and add white pepper, Meyer lemon zest, chives, and salmon roe. National Geographic, "Grilled King Salmon," 2 July 2019

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First Known Use of white pepper

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of white pepper

: a food seasoning that is made by grinding the dried berries of an Indian plant after removing the hard, black covers on the seeds

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Medical Definition of white pepper

: a condiment that consists of the fruit of an Indian plant of the genus Piper (P. nigrum) ground after the black husk has been removed

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