The Many Benefits of Pepper

- September 21, 2023


Pepper is a flowering vine that is grown for its peppercorns. Native to the Malabar Coast in India, Pepper is the most commonly traded spice in the world and is ubiquitous in cuisines all over the world. Apart from its unique spicy flavour, pepper also has multiple other uses. Some of them are:

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