White pepper has a milder, more delicate flavor than black pepper, and is useful for adding a peppery flavor to light-colored sauces and soup without adding black color. White pepper is popular in European cuisines.
Pepper grinder. Black, white and green peppercorns
White pepper contains slightly less essential oil than black pepper. The aroma of both black and white pepepr is due to the 80% content of monoterpenes: sabinene, beta-pinene, limonene, furthermore terpinene, alpha-pinene, myrcene, delta-3-carene and monoterpene derivatives (borneol, carvone, carvacrol, 1,8-cineol, linalool). Sesquiterpenes make up about 20% of the essential oil: beta- caryophyllene , humulene, beta-bisabolone and caryophyllene ketone.
Antioxidant, protecting cholesterol from changes that lead to calcification and formation of atherosclerotic plaques. It also helps in the prevention of cancer cells. A pain relief agent even stronger than capsaicin.