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Pimenta Biquinho (Little Beak Peppers)

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Pimenta Biquinho (Little Beak Peppers)

Pepper Category:  Milds

Scovile Heat Scale

Orange Habanero 150000 Scovilles
This Pepper 700 Scovilles
Jalapeño 5000 Scovilles

Scientific Classification
Capsicum Chinense

Typical Heat Rating in Scovilles
500 - 1000

Hailing from the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, Pimenta Biquinho peppers are round and little with a distinctive, tapered point or tail that resembles a birds beak. They can be either a brilliant scarlet-red or sunshine-yellow. it also makes a beautiful ornamental plant.

CULINARY USE: The most common way that piquinho peppers are eaten in Brazil is when they’ve been pickled in a vinegar solution and served as a garnish or as an appetizer with drinks.

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