Elevate Your Bloody Mary with Black Rain’s Signature Blend Pepper

Craft the ultimate Bloody Mary with a twist of luxury—introducing Black Rain’s Signature Blend Pepper. Our founder, Jimmy Olmes, a connoisseur of both innovation and tradition, swears by this blend to transform a classic Bloody Mary into an extraordinary experience.

Ingredients for the Perfect Bloody Mary:

  • 1 oz vodka
  • 2 oz tomato juice
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • 2 dashes of Worcestershire sauce
  • Celery salt
  • Black Rain Signature Blend Pepper
  • Garnish: celery stalk, lime wedge, and a pickled green bean


  1. Rim the glass with celery salt.
  2. Combine vodka, tomato juice, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce over ice in a shaker.
  3. Shake gently and strain into the prepared glass.
  4. Top with a generous grind of Black Rain Signature Blend Pepper.
  5. Garnish with a crisp celery stalk, lime wedge, and a pickled green bean.

The Black Rain Signature Blend Pepper, with its carefully curated peppercorns, doesn’t just add spice; it infuses your drink with a complexity and aromatic bouquet designed to elevate the senses.


Founder’s Favorite: Grilled Tuna Steaks with the Black Rain Touch

In the heart of summer, our founder Jimmy Olmes finds solace at the grill, savoring the aroma of seared tuna steaks—an homage to his seaside upbringing. This dish isn’t just food; it’s a memory, a tradition, seasoned to perfection with a pinch of White Rain’s sea salt and a grind of Black Rain’s robust peppercorns.

Grilled Tuna Steaks Recipe:



  1. Preheat your grill to high heat.
  2. Brush tuna steaks with olive oil. Season generously with White Rain sea salt and freshly ground Black Rain pepper.
  3. Place steaks on the grill. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side for medium-rare.
  4. Finish with a squeeze of lemon for that zesty kick.

Jimmy’s pro tip: Let the Black Rain Peppermill do the work. Its precise grind releases the peppercorns’ essential oils, adding a spicy depth to the tuna’s rich flavor.

There you have it—a simple yet sophisticated meal that captures the essence of our coastal roots and the innovation behind our products. Enjoy this recipe and let the natural flavors shine through with every turn of your Black Rain and White Rain mills.


Precision and Power: The Black Rain Pepper Mill Experience

In the world of culinary arts, the tools you use matter just as much as the ingredients. A recent article on Epicurious delves into the emergence of luxury pepper mills, highlighting the Black Rain Pepper Mill alongside the Männkitchen Pepper Cannon. Both represent the pinnacle of grinding technology, but they offer different experiences tailored to the discerning chef and home cook alike.

The Black Rain Pepper Mill, described as a powerhouse for the kitchen, stands out with its button-operated, high-torque, battery-powered design allowing for one-handed operation. This level of convenience and efficiency is a game-changer when it comes to seasoning dishes that require generous amounts of pepper. With the ability to quickly produce from a gentle dusting to a hearty sprinkle, the Black Rain Pepper Mill is not just a tool but a gateway to elevating your culinary creations.

Offering five distinct grind settings, from coarsely cracked to finely milled, it caters to all your seasoning needs. The Black Rain Pepper Mill is not just about quantity; it’s about the quality of grind, consistency, and the experience of using a tool that’s been crafted with precision and care.

Epicurious likens the investment in a high-end pepper mill to choosing a Ferrari over a Toyota – it’s not just about getting from point A to B, it’s about the journey and the joy it brings. In this spirit, Black Rain Pepper Mill is more than a kitchen gadget; it’s an invitation to engage with your food, to savor the process of creation, and to indulge in the pleasure of cooking with tools that match your passion.

As we continue to redefine what it means to grind pepper, we invite you to read the full Epicurious article and see why Black Rain Pepper Mill is becoming the choice for those who believe cooking is about more than just making a meal—it’s an experience.


A Classic Twist on Cacio e Pepe: A Tale and Taste of Italy

Once upon a time in the cobblestone streets of Rome, a simple dish captured the hearts of food lovers everywhere. This dish, Cacio e Pepe, is the essence of Italian culinary simplicity, using just three core ingredients to create a symphony of flavors.

Here’s how you can recreate this timeless classic:


  • 320g of your favorite pasta (spaghetti or tonnarelli)
  • 2 tsp freshly ground Black Rain Signature Pepper Blend
  • 1 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • Salt (for pasta water)


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the pasta until al dente.
  2. While the pasta cooks, toast the ground black pepper in a large pan over medium heat until fragrant.
  3. Reserve a cup of pasta water before draining and add a splash to the pan with pepper.
  4. Transfer the pasta to the pan and remove from heat. Add the Pecorino cheese and a ladle of pasta water.
  5. Stir vigorously until a creamy sauce forms, adding more pasta water as needed.
  6. Serve immediately, with an extra twist of Black Rain peppermill’s freshly ground pepper to enhance the peppery warmth.

With every precise press of your Black Rain Peppermill, the dish is infused with soul-warming flavors, elevating a simple recipe to a gourmet experience that narrates a tale in each bite.