Bell Peppers View More

(Capsicum annuum)   Sweet peppers, also known as bell peppers, are members of the nightshade family, which also includes potatoes, tomatoes and eggplant. It’s easy to see why sweet peppers acquired the nickname “bell” – their lobed shape is quite reminiscent.   Sweet peppers can be traced back thousands of years to their wild origins… Continue Reading

Paprika View More

(Capiscum annuum)   Paprika is a member of Capsicums, flowering plants that bear seeded fruits in the form of sweet and hot peppers. The fruit of Capsicum plants are commonly derived from chili peppers. All capsicum peppers are from the same family as tomatoes, potatoes and deadly nightshade.   Paprika is a finely ground powder… Continue Reading