Pepper lends satisfying heat and bite to most any dish (and it's great for salt-free diets). It works well in combination with other herbs and spices, too, and is commonly found in spice blends.
Pepper is native to the monsoon areas of Southeast Asia. Over 13 types of black pepper are grown commercially today, primarily in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, and China.
Medium, Fine and Extra-Fine Grinds: These familiar shaker varieties are often used as table condiments. The finer the particle size, the more immediate the flavor release.