With a raging heat and tantalizing taste, the African bird pepper makes itself distinct in a rush of fiery endorphins. Originating in the African wildlands, this famous pepper was spread throughout the world by the Portuguese. The sweet red skin of this plant belies a vicious, addicting taste. The flavors can be used for a wide variety of dishes, including curries, meats, and soups. The unique kick of the African bird pepper is one that will never disappoint.