What is a pepperoncini pronunciation?

pe·​pe·​ron·​ci·​no | \ ˌpe-pə-rōn-ˈchē-(ˌ)nō \ variants: or peperoncini or pepperoncini.

Is pepperoncini or pepperoncini pronounced?

First, spelling: peperoncini is the correct spelling. Single P. The pepperoncini spelling is a bastardization found in American usage, but it’s not part of the Italian language. Second, pronunciation: something like /pay/pay/ron/tchee/knee/.

Are banana peppers and pepperoncini the same?

The chili pepper family originated in North America, and pepperoncino (pepperoncini is the plural) is the Italian word for hot chili peppers. Banana peppers are also part of the chili pepper family, which means they are closely related to pepperoncini, but the two aren’t the same.

Why is it called pepperoncini?

The Pepperoncini originates from Italy and Greece, though it is commonly known as an Italian chili pepper. As it is a common pepper in those regions and beyond, it is known by many names.