In the pantry: Pepper

Much like its friend salt, pepper is also often found at the dinner table used for extra seasoning. Pepper comes from the fruit, known as drupes, and when it is dried it is referred to as a peppercorn. Native to South Asia and Southeast Asia, the three most common types of peppers are: Black, white, and green. While they are actually from the same berries, … Continue reading In the pantry: Pepper

In the pantry: Salt

Used as a universal season enhancer in cooking, salt is a mineral substance that is mainly made up of sodium chloride.┬áIn cooking there a several kinds of salt, some which are considered healthier than others. The most common type, and found in most saltshakers, is table salt that can often contain additives such as iodine, an essential nutrient, as well as anticaking agent. There is … Continue reading In the pantry: Salt