Hot pepper, chili pepper or pimento, these little colorful herbs are popular in almost all Asian cuisines. The versatility of these herbs is only by your imagination. Cooking it or in the dried form used as a spice.
There are a number of kinds of Pepper that you can choose from. It is more potent than others. To add to the sensation of heat, the amount of capsaicin in hot pepper is higher than the others. Although, it is widely known that hotter is not always better.
Most of the varieties of Pepper that are in Chinese and other Asian dishes are part of the Capsicum genus. This vegetable family also includes bell peppers, kohlrabi, eggplants, okra, paprika, and the hottest of them all, habanero, although it is extremely rare.
Growing these kinds of Pepper in annuals, biennials, or perennials. Each variety has its own unique characteristics and properties. Although, it is best to plant some peppers near the house for freshness.
Using hot peppers in Chinese and Indian dishes is commonly “hot.” Due to its distinctive chili pepper flavor, it is a spice that can bring out the best in a dish. The most common hot pepper worldwide is the Habanero, which is primarily in the tropics such as Central America, South America, and Mexico.
There are other varieties of chili peppers such as the Jalapeno, Serrano, Trinidad Scorpion, Cayenne, Hawaiian Ghost, Papaver palm, Jicama, Lima, Carolina Reaper, and Super Carolina Reaper. These are also for cooking. It is the most common form of chili peppers and henceforth. Developing many varieties every day for commercial and domestic purposes.
These days, there are several varieties of Pepper that are growing worldwide for its culinary qualities. These herbs are also Peppers. These varieties are a form of spice for food and beverages. Apart from the spice, they can also add flavor to beverages and gourmet dishes.
Pepper is one of the oldest and most important spices used for food and drink. Its use dates back to the earliest historical records. The original use of the herb was as a seasoning for meats and poultry. Early Europeans and Americans are using the herb for meat, fish, poultry, eggs, vegetables, bread, desserts, soups, stews, sauces, gravies, and marinades.
The use of the herb for these foods started out with a simple addition of the spice. But gradually it became the most common and preferred way of serving spicy vegetables and meat. Along with the introduction of spice, pepper has also been one of the most abused spices, over the years. As a result, there have been many restrictions on the sale and usage of the herb, especially in the western world.
Currently, the most common culinary uses of the Herb are as a condiment for fish, chicken, and beef, as a garnish for vegetables, salads, soups, dips, casseroles, and main dishes. In addition, it is also used for other dishes as a substitute for salt. It is not uncommon to see other kinds of pepper used as condiments.
The culinary uses of these Sweet and Spicy, black and red peppers have continued to expand over the years, as more people discover how easy and economical it is to make use of these peppers for their culinary purposes. To this day, people do not get tired of the taste of these. They add to the flavors of dishes and leave them as delightful combinations that cannot be replicated. Be matched by other forms of Vegetable flavoring.
When making food for culinary purposes, a very useful tool that adds to the taste of a dish is pepper. There are so many ways that the Herb can be used and added into the food- each unique in its own way.