Just like potato
recipes and tomato recipes
, pepper recipes would not be possible without the rich culinary history of South America. Most peppers that we use today derive from a single plant species that was cultivated by indigenous people in South America. Once trade began between Europe and the Americas, pepper recipes spread like wild fire across the globe. Tex Mex
, and Thai
cuisine all contain zesty pepper recipes. Find out for yourself why pepper recipes are so popular.