Pilipili Hoho, also known as sweet pepper, is one of the most commonly used chili peppers in the Capsicum annuum family and is native to Mexico and northern Latin America. These are scientifically known as Capsicum annuum and belong to the category of nightshade (solanaceae) family of plants comprising of chili pepper, cayenne pepper, potatoes, tomatoes and eggplant. Bell peppers are fruit pods on the capsicum plant grown for their subtle hotness yet sweet, delicate peppery flavor they extend to the recipes. Botanically, it is a small perennial shrub in the nightshade or Solanaceae family, in the genus, capsicum. Apart from bell pepper it Is also known as African Pepper, Bell Pepper, Capsicum Pepper, Cayenne, Cayenne Pepper, Cherry Pepper, Chili, Chili Pepper, Chili, Chilly Pepper, Chitlepin, Christmas Pepper, Cone Pepper, Green Capsicum, Green Pepper, Halapenos, Hungarian Pepper, Jalapeno Pepper, Long Pepper and many more. Bell peppers are consumed as vegetables, either raw or cooked. Just like their close relatives, the chili peppers, bell peppers are sometimes dried and powdered. In that case they are referred to as paprika. They are low in calories and exceptionally rich in vitamin C and other antioxidants, making them an excellent addition to a healthy diet.