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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.[1]

Cayenne is also known as Guinea spice, cow-horn pepper, red hot chili pepper, aleva, bird pepper and red pepper.[1]

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.[2]

Growing cayenne[edit]

To be added.

Uses for cayenne[edit]

Cayenne adds hotness to dishes. A small pinch goes a long way.

Sources and Citations[edit]

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