Peppers

Yellow, red and orange bell peppers on a white plate.

Depending on the variety of pepper, their color can be green, red, yellow, orange, and more rarely brown, white, rainbow lavender and dark purple. The name pepper is somewhat misleading. It was the name Christopher Columbus used when he encountered them in the Caribbean.

The reason he called them peppers was because, like black and white pepper they have a spicy hot taste. After introducing them in Europe, they were grown as botanical curiosities in the gardens of monasteries. Originally native to Mexico, Central and South America, today peppers are cultivated around the world and used in almost all cuisines.

 

This course has the following objectives:

• Identify pepper characteristics.
• Identify how to receive and store peppers.
• Identify how to handle and display peppers.
• List how to troubleshoot pepper problems and
• Identify how pepper hotness is measured.

Course Duration: 75m

Peppers

Yellow, red and orange bell peppers on a white plate.

Depending on the variety of pepper, their color can be green, red, yellow, orange, and more rarely brown, white, rainbow lavender and dark purple. The name pepper is somewhat misleading. It was the name Christopher Columbus used when he encountered them in the Caribbean.

The reason he called them peppers was because, like black and white pepper they have a spicy hot taste. After introducing them in Europe, they were grown as botanical curiosities in the gardens of monasteries. Originally native to Mexico, Central and South America, today peppers are cultivated around the world and used in almost all cuisines.

 

This course has the following objectives:

• Identify pepper characteristics.
• Identify how to receive and store peppers.
• Identify how to handle and display peppers.
• List how to troubleshoot pepper problems and
• Identify how pepper hotness is measured.

Course Duration: 75m