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  • n. Plural form of peppercorn.


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  • This detailed post about choosing and using Sechuan peppercorns is exactly what I was hoping for!

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  • The cuisine resembles that of neighboring Sichuan: While it's not as oily, you'll definitely notice the dried red chilies and the numbing "peppercorns," which are actually the fruit of the prickly ash plant.

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  • Seasoning such as peppercorns and bay leaf are also used.

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  • And, of course, they weren’t really peppercorns; they were only called peppercorns because they looked like black peppercorns.

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  • For spicy rum, add spices such as peppercorns or cloves. - Articles related to Food and clothing retailer eyes liquor business

  • Put the chicken, breast-side up, in a large pan along with the cinnamon, peppercorns, saffron, salt, the bay leaf and half of the ginger and fill with cold water until only the top of the breast is exposed.

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  • For a start, instead of just chucking in any old bit of leftover poultry, I'm instructed to poach a chicken specially with parsley, thyme and bay, plus peppercorns and carrot, and allow it to cool in the liquid before pulling the meat off the bone.

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  • I think of peppercorns in a mortar and pestle, grinding around in a circle until they finally yield and crack.

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  • To cook the shrimp: Bring the onion, thyme, bay leaf, salt, peppercorns, garlic and water to a boil in a large pot over medium-high heat; reduce the heat and simmer 10 minutes.

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  • Marinate some chicken pieces (drumsticks, thighs, quarters, whatever works for you) in a mix of buttermilk, freshly ground sea salt, freshly ground peppercorns -- I use the multi coloured kind -- and some paprika.

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