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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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