Corn seasoned with red bell peppers and black beans made a colorful vegetable.
"You mean the shattered peppers," Gabriel said drily.
"Be of use, Gabriel, and fix my chili peppers," she ordered then addressed the stranger.
They talked mostly baseball until the mushrooms, olives, peppers, onions, sausage and extra cheese of the house special were safely put away.
" Tunas " or cactus fruit, red peppers, " zapotes " (the fruit of various trees), " arrayan " (Myrtus arayan), " ciruelas " or Mexican plums (Spondias), guavas, " huamuchil " (Pithecolobium dulce), tamarinds, aguacates (Persea gratissima), bananas, plantains, pineapples, grapes, oranges, lemons, limes, granadillas, chirimoyas, mammees (Mammea americana), coco-nuts, cacao, mangoes, olives, gourds and melons, are among the fruits of the country, and rice, wheat, Indian corn, beans, yams, sweet potatoes, onions and " tomatoes " (Physalis) are among its better-known food products.
The food of the common people is chiefly made up of Indian corn, beans, red peppers and " tomatoes," There are about 50 known species of beans (Phaseolus) in Mexico and Central America, and probably a dozen species of red peppers (Capsicum) which are used both in seasoning and in making chili sauce.
The " tomato " or " tomatillo " mentioned, is the fruit of the Physalis ixocarpa, sometimes called the " strawberry tomato " and the " Mexican groundcherry," which is used with red peppers to make chili sauce.
As a poet he is gracefully commonplace, and the only lines by Paulding which survive in popular memory are the familiar "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers: Where is the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked ?"
Towards the end of the 18th century, Guinea pepper was supplanted in Europe by peppers from the East Indies.
Among the former are tobacco, cotton, rice, peppers, ground-nuts and kolas.
Here the chief crops are wheat, barley, tell, peppers, vegetables of all kinds and coffee.
You may start with one of eight or more appetizers including gorgonzola crostini with roasted red peppers and capers.
Order your pizza either with a thin or thick crust and choose from toppings like meatballs, sausage and green peppers.
The menu features German cold cuts, German sausages, and other German specialtues including Schweinshaxe (roast pork shank with potato dumplings and red cabbage) and Zigeunerschnitzel (breaded pork loin with sautéed peppers, onions and mushrooms).
Grab a made-to-order omelet with any three ingredients for just $4.25, or a homemade-Italian style roast beef sandwich au jus with sweet peppers and hot giardiniera for a mere $5.95.
The Antipasti menu is also sophisticated and tempting, with prosciutto melon, roasted peppers and zuppa di museel.
Other choices include hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage and peppers, pulled pork sandwiches and stuffed pretzels.
The brunch menu is known for its omelet bar, where you can choose your own meats (ham, turkey Canadian bacon and lardons) and vegetables (onions, peppers, tomatoes, onions and spinach).
Zio Ciccio also serves gourmet pizza such as shrimp Florentine and grinders such as Mortadella, Bocconcini with roasted peppers.
They serve traditional South-Indian appetizers that include Chicken 65 (boneless chicken marinated and fried with authentic spices),
stuffed finger hot peppers and the renowned soup made of lentils and tamarind called rasam.
The Clarmont also offers several side dishes, such as sautéed mushrooms, onion rings, and sautéed sweet peppers.
Lomo Saltado, beef tenderloin tips with garlic, onion, a red wine sauce and more spicy red peppers is tender and rich.
Arroz con Pato is roast duck with cilantro risotto, but what makes this dish really zing is the red peppers.
There are hero sandwiches, including meatball, sausage and peppers, chicken parmigiana and tuna fish.
Don't miss the "Firecracker" Point Judith calamari, with tomatoes, kalamata olives, capers, onions and hot cherry peppers.
Appetizers include Falafel, broiled vegetable pita and grilled chicken with mushrooms and peppers.
Some of the restaurant's feature dishes include pan-seared jumbo shrimp wrapped in Hataifi dough served with sauteed eggplant and bell peppers, and homemade pumpkins and rosemary gnocchi with quail, wild mushroom and thyme sauce.
Nestico's Too also serves a traditional frittata--broccoli, peppers, sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions and eggs.4105 W.
The menu features mousaka, stuffed peppers, baked ziti, macaroni and cheese, chicken Marsala, chicken cordon bleu, broiled bluefish, ribs and shrimp combination and London broil.
In addition to typical toppings available elsewhere, such as pepperoni and peppers, New Haven is known for its clam pizza.
The Little Pepper's hours are Monday-Friday 11:00 A.
The selected ingredient in sauteed with onions, bell peppers, bamboo shoots and basil sauce to create a traditional Thai meal like none other.
The menu includes well made steaks and chops and a selection of authentic Italian dishes like chicken marsala, veal piccata, and sausage and peppers.
It's made of stuffed roasted pork loin served with Mexican peppers and huitlacoche mousse.
Sample dishes such as Tilapia a la Veracruzana, made with pan-seared fish filets topped with olives and peppers in a tomato coulis.
Don't miss the signature Szechuan green beans, crispy-fried with hot peppers.
Healthy brunch menu items include warm organic barley and vanilla bean cereal, veggie burgers with pea shoots and roasted red bell peppers, and buckwheat muesli pancakes.
Breakfast choices include omelets, creamed chipped beef, and the mildman's special which includes eggs scrambled with diced ham, onions, green peppers and home fries.
If you don't know where to begin, sample the inviting house favorites such as calimari pakora (squid fried in a chick-pea batter); dal (lentils cooked with tomato and spices); and shrimp or chicken buna (cooked with onions, tomatoes and bell peppers).
Gemista are baked peppers and tomatoes stuffed with rice, onion, meat and spices.
Variations include roasted red peppers, dill and oregano.
It varies widely by region and season but always contains tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, onions, olives and feta cheese.
Try its tangy hot and sour soup, made in the traditional Mandarin manner with bamboo, tofu and seasoned with red peppers and vinegar.
The lobster special is mixed with peppers, mushrooms and garlic while shrimp is prepared with brandy and brie.
The Big Veggie features mushrooms, sliced tomatoes, spinach and green peppers.
Their Greek Delight pizza includes broccoli, olives, spinach and peppers.