It s a hot, red chili pepper used to flavor dishes and for medicinal purposes. Cayenne is a popular spice in
a variety of cuisines. It is employed variously in its fresh form, dried and powdered, and as dried flakes.
It is also a key ingredient in a variety of hot sauces, particularly those employing vinegar as a preservative
Origin: CAYENNE (French Guinea)
Flavor/Aroma: Red pepper is noted for its hot, sharp pungency. The heat is both a throat and a mouth heat. Its musty flavor combines with floral, spicy and hay-like notes to give red pepper its characteristic flavor profile
Use: Cayenne pepper adds heat and bite to seasoning blends, meats, pickles, seafood, and Italian, Indian, Mexican and Caribbean cuisines. Red pepper is used in seasoned salt, chili powder, jerk, mole Negro and berbere seasoning blends