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nappyaddict Fri 06-Jul-07 19:19:40

i always thought i didn't like peppers but i had one yesterday in a salad and quite liked it so i want to use them again. anyway what's the difference in taste between red, yellow and green peppers?

nomdeplume Fri 06-Jul-07 19:20:15

green are bitter and gross.

Red, yellow and orange are sweet and delicious

NotQuiteCockney Fri 06-Jul-07 19:20:23

I find red, yellow and orange all taste the same (i.e. nice), but green ones taste horrid. They're certainly sharper-tasting than the others - I've been told they're just unripe peppers, really.

nomdeplume Fri 06-Jul-07 19:21:20

Green is an unripe pepper.

Red, yellow and orange are all different types of mature pepper (ripe). They are green at the unripe stage

nappyaddict Fri 06-Jul-07 19:23:59

that may explain it. as a child i must have eaten a green pepper and thought they all tasted the same. god i wish i had been told otherwise. the one i had the other day was red and delish!

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