Cayenne Pepper

Capsicum annuum

Origin: French Guiana

Flavour: Mild aroma, yet hot and spicy. Fiery. The heat intensifies the longer it is cooked.

Uses: Stew, tea, curry, hot sauce, chilli.

Dishes: Cayenne pepper sauce, cajun chicken, stewed chicken with cayenne pepper, roasted vegetables, potato salad, chilli, butter chicken, cookies, salsa, shawarma.

Compliments: Cinnamon, clove, coriander, paprika, ginger, black pepper, saffron, chilli.

Substitutes for Cayenne Pepper: Chilli powder, red pepper flakes (ground), hot paprika, Thai pepper.

There are a few herbs and spices should be staples in your pantry. Cayenne Pepper is one of those spices. It is so versatile and can delivers different levels of heat to sweet and savoury recipes. If you like a little heat in your recipes this portion (small) of Cayenne Pepper is ideal for you. If you love the heat that (bottle) Cayenne Pepper brings to recipes then this is a good choice for your creations.
Cayenne Pepper is a Jem’s Favourite.