White peppercorns and black peppercorns both begin as the same berry on the same pepper plant. Yep, that’s right: They’re a fruit!
White peppercorns, on the other hand, are soaked before they’re dried so that that outer layer comes off. The surface underneath is smooth and, yes, white. “The taste is brighter and sharper and more herbaceous than black pepper,” says chef, author, and spice expert Lior Lev Sercarz
The packaging comes in 1.25 kg/2.76 lb bags