Bell peppers are native to Mexico, Central and South America. Botanically, they are fruits. However, they are commonly considered to be vegetables. It is interesting to note that China is the world’s largest producer of peppers. Mexico and Indonesia follow China in terms of production.
A bell pepper is technically a member of the Capsicum genus. However, it is the only pepper that does not produce capsaicin. Capsaicin is the chemical that can cause a hot, burning sensation when eaten. Bell peppers come in a variety of colors. Usually, you can find them in red, orange, yellow, and green. In the video, watch how to slice your peppers in a way that you may have never seen before.