These peppercorns, left to fully ripen on the vine, turn a brilliant shade of red. It’s rare to find red peppercorns as is; they’re typically dried to then develop a black coat, or dried and stripped of their coat to become white peppercorns.
the flavour is described as pungent, earthy, hot, woody, brash.
The aroma is described as woody, fragrant, earthy, spicy
Peppercorns have been used since antiquity, both for flavour and as traditional medicine. Black pepper is the world’s most traded spice and is one of the most common spices added to cuisines around the world. Its spiciness is due to the chemical compound piperine.