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#1 by Voltman , Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:11 am


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#2 by Slow Jo , Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:22 pm

My wife makes a really good cottage pie ,and don't need jamie oliver to show her how.


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#3 by Sheldonboy , Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:25 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #2
My wife makes a really good cottage pie ,and don't need jamie oliver to show her how.

Wonderful Jp, do you put a dribble of Worcester sauce on it ?


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#4 by Slow Jo , Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:29 pm

Worcester sauce or brown sauce I like both.


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#5 by Sheldonboy , Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:37 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #4
Worcester sauce or brown sauce I like both.

And of course pepper. Not that your wife's cooking requires it of course I just like pepper.


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#6 by Slow Jo , Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:40 pm

Funny that I like black pepper on my dinner.


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#7 by Sheldonboy , Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:43 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #6
Funny that I like black pepper on my dinner.

I like Black Pepper, but I also love white pepper especially on a Bacon and Tomato Baguette, a good dose of white pepper is superb.


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#8 by Slow Jo , Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:50 pm

Don't go much on white ,but it's jans favourite ,she says black pepper is like fag ash.


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#9 by Voltman , Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:47 pm

My pepper pot is a mix of white and black ground pepper, allegedly they taste the same and white is best for things where black would look like contamination, I just prefer a mix.
My grinder is black only.


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#10 by Sheldonboy , Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:42 pm

I totally dispute the idea that black and white pepper taste the same.


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#11 by Voltman , Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:33 pm

I prefer white pepper, or my mix, on baked beans and soups and such things. Freshly ground black peppercorns are for steaks and gravy.
Black pepper just doesn't look good on many foods because it looks like grit or contamination.

The easy way to find out is to taste them blindfolded.
If it wasn't for the visual effect I'm not convinced I could tell them apart. It is something to test out.


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#12 by Slow Jo , Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:15 pm

I think there is a difference in the two peppers my wife says she can tell the difference.


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#13 by Voltman , Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:08 pm

Green, Black and White all grow on the same vine.

Green is picked unripe and Black is picked ripe.
White is the black with the outer husk removed.

https://www.thespicehouse.com/spices/peppercorns


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#14 by Sheldonboy , Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:08 pm

So as they are produced in different conditions they are therefore different in taste.


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#15 by Voltman , Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:06 am

Just as Green and Black olives have a different taste so do green and black peppercorns.
The white peppercorn is still basically Black so the taste difference isn't so noticeable to some people.

I mix black and white ground peppers in the table shaker, I'll bet cafes, etc, do the same.


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