Can you substitute white pepper for black pepper?
You can certainly substitute black pepper for white pepper, knowing that the black specks will show. You may want to start with less black pepper than the white pepper called for and adjust the flavor as you go.
Is white pepper milder than black pepper?
White pepper is a spice produced from the dried fruit of the pepper plant, Piper nigrum, as is black pepper. It is usually milder than black pepper, with less complex flavor. Both whole and ground white pepper are available.
Is white pepper as hot as black pepper?
While black pepper contains the outer layer, this layer is removed in case of white pepper. However, they are used in different cuisines due to the difference in their hotness. White pepper is hotter than black pepper and is commonly used in French cuisines.
What’s white pepper good for?
White pepper is made by cooking and drying the ripe seeds. People take white pepper by mouth for upset stomach, malaria, a bacterial infection that causes diarrhea (cholera), and cancer. People apply white pepper to the skin to reduce pain. White pepper is added to foods and drinks to add flavor.