Slice the top and bottom off a pepper
With a sharp knife slice the top and bottom inch off a whole bell pepper (also known as a capsicum)
Cut the pepper
Make a lengthwise cut through the pepper.
Cut away the seeds and inner membranes
Lay the pepper out skin side down and cut away the seeds and inner membranes.
Cut into julienned pepper pieces
Make a series of fine crosswise cuts through the pepper, thus creating julienned (matchstick shaped) pepper pieces.
Dicing the pepper
To dice the pepper simply gather up 4 or 5 julienned pepper pieces and slice them into small squares.
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