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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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Does pepper dissolve into hot / boiling water similar to salt?

While one of the answers to the other question addresses this, it's not the chosen answer (which is wrong), and it doesn't really complete the reasoning, so I'm going to answer here. The reason for ...
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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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