Ground cayenne, which is reddish-orange and commonly referred to as ground red pepper in many recipes. Cayenne powder may be a blend of different types of chili peppers. It is used in its fresh form, or as dried powder on seafood, all types of egg dishes (devilled eggs, omelettes, soufflés), meats and stews, casseroles, cheese dishes, hot sauces, and curries.
Taste and Aroma Description: Cayenne Pepper has little aroma, but it is extremely hot to taste.
Try adding Cayenne Pepper to salsa, avocado dip, taco, and enchilada sauces for extra zesty flavour. You can heat up a barbecue sauce or meat marinade with a shake of Cayenne Pepper. Spice up your tartar sauce or vegetable dips and dressings with a pinch of Cayenne Pepper. You can make South-of-the-Border omelets with tomatoes, onions, peppers, and a pinch of Cayenne Pepper added to the eggs.