Friday, February 22, 2013

Fact of the Day: American Pepper

The Chili Pepper originated in the Americas. Christopher Columbus' crew brought some back to Europe after one of his voyages. The pepper was later spread across the globe which led to new varieties that many enjoy today. 

16 comments:

  1. I'm not much of a pepper person, can be a bit spicy at times, but it is interesting that it originated here in the Americas.

    betty

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  2. I'm not a huge pepper person either, but the rest of my family have cast iron stomachs and can take the heat and enjoy it.

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  3. I love fried peppers!!They are delicious!Kisses:)

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  4. Nice dish of peppers. And great picture .. Greetings from Spain ..

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  5. It's interesting how food has come to be in different areas around the world.

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  6. Yeah would never eat those here.

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  7. I like only red sweet peppers, they are extremely popular here in my country

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  8. Boy do I enjoy me some peppers- one of my fav foods. Raw or cooked, love them!!

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  9. our chili pepper here was quite more rounded

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  10. One of my favorite ingredients!

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  11. Spicy food is something that I enjoy eating, Go CHILI !!

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  12. it's hard for me to imagine what vegetables us European ate on a daily basis before America was discovered

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  13. I've got peppers coming out if my ears being married to an Indian princess and all.

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