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Mellowing whole peppercorns

Piperine, the most important compound in black/green pepper, is only weakly soluble in water. It is quite soluble in alcohol. A lot of traditional peppercorn sauces cook the peppercorns in something ...
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Is salty tongue effect normal after eating sichuan peppercorns?

if you have some recipe with Szechuan chilies and you are getting salty tongue when tasting it, add a little sugar (or more sugar) and that will counteract that. I made some chili crisp that ...
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