Black pepper is a fruit which is dried for use as a spice. The cooked and dried unripe fruit of the pepper plants, has a spiciness which goes very well with salt. They are small black seeds with a wrinkled skin. Widely used in cuisines all over the world, pepper mills are a common tool used for freshly ground pepper which has a strong flavor. Its powdered form should be stored in a tight container to prevent loss of aroma.