Green Peppercorns the unripe drupes of the Piper nigrum that are freeze dried to produce peppercorns that are milder in flavor and bite than the more common black peppercorns. Green peppercorns have an aroma that is somewhat piney with hints of resin and camphor. The flavor isn’t as hot or sharp as black pepper, it is greener and fresher . Green peppercorns makes for an excellent addition to poultry, fish, vegetable, and milder game meats. They are perfect in scrambled eggs, stir fries, creamy sauces, and dry rubs for steak and chops.