Cayenne is usually referred to as cayenne pepper. Cayenne pepper comes from the cultivar of Capsicum annum, which is related to bell peppers and jalapeños.
Cayenne is also known as Guinea spice, cow-horn pepper, red hot chili pepper, aleva, bird pepper and red pepper.
Cayenne is the key ingredient in Tabasco sauce (and many other hot sauces) have cayenne in them. Hotter varieties of paprika may be derived from it.
Growing cayenne[edit | edit source]
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Uses for cayenne[edit | edit source]
Cayenne adds hotness to dishes. A small pinch goes a long way.