Pepper is called the “king of spices”. Has a long history of being used to add extra flavor, as a seasoning, a preservative, and even currency. Historically significant pepper has been the most frequently used spices, and along with salt, is on every table. Learn more about pepper and become an expert.
We admit it — we’ve been known to use pepper indiscriminately, grabbing whatever peppermill is near. We know it’s wrong — don’t judge us too harshly — and we decided that it was time get our act together and bone up on pepper. We called on our friend Lior Lev Sercarz of La Boîte à Epice (remember him? Eric Ripert’s go-to spice guy), to set us straight. He forgave our seasoning sins (you should, too) and gave us the following re-education.
Read more here: https://food52.com/blog/3625-all-about-pepper