cayenne pepper


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cay·enne pepper

 (kī-ĕn′, kā-)
n.
An orange-red to dark red condiment consisting of the ground ripe fruits of any of several pungent varieties of capsicum. Also called red pepper.

[Alteration (by folk etymology from Cayenne) of kian, chian, from Tupí quiínia, hot pepper.]

cayenne pepper

(keɪˈɛn)
n
(Cookery) a very hot condiment, bright red in colour, made from the dried seeds and pods of various capsicums. Often shortened to: cayenne Also called: red pepper
[C18: ultimately from Tupi quiynha]

cayenne pepper

A hot condiment, made from the dried red seeds and pods of a tropical plant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cayenne pepper - plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long pepperscayenne pepper - plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
chilli, chilly, chile, chili, chili pepper - very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
red pepper, cayenne, cayenne pepper - ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
genus Capsicum, Capsicum - chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers
capsicum, capsicum pepper plant, pepper - any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
2.cayenne pepper - ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicumcayenne pepper - ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
Capsicum annuum longum, cayenne, cayenne pepper, chili pepper, chilli pepper, jalapeno, long pepper - plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
3.cayenne pepper - a long and often twisted hot red pepper
chilli, chilly, chile, chili, chili pepper - very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
Translations
cayennepippuri

cayenne pepper

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Well, I hope you left some suitable excuse," said her husband, somewhat appeased, as he added a dash of cayenne pepper to the soup.
said Rebecca, who was suffering tortures with the cayenne pepper.
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INGREDIENTS 2 white onions, sliced 1tbsp garlic powder 3 cloves of garlic, grated 2tsp cracked black pepper 1tbsp tomato puree 1pt chicken stock 400g pulled pork (follow Perfect Pulled Pork recipe to prepare this) 2 green peppers, diced 1 green chilli, sliced 1tbsp American mustard Zest of 1 lime A pinch of cayenne pepper 1tbsp smoked paprika 1tsp marjoram To serve: 6 glazed hot dog buns 1tbsp pickled green chillies 2 banana shallots, sliced into rings 1tsp toasted yellow mustard seeds 3tbsp sour cream (in a squeezy bottle) 3tbsp American mustard (in a squeezy bottle) METHOD IN A heavy based sauce pan, heat a little oil and fry off the onions until golden.
After five minutes, add the cayenne pepper and paprika, stir so everything is mixed well, and cook for two minutes.
In a gallon-size zip-top plastic bag, combine the panko, paprika, salt, thyme, black pepper and cayenne pepper.
SERVES: 4-5 INGREDIENTS | 400g farfalle, penne or tagliatelle | Half a red onion, peeled, finely chopped | 1 tbsp olive oil | 1 clove garlic, peeled | 2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes | 1 tbsp tomato puree | Pinch cayenne pepper | 1 organic chicken or vegetable stock cube | Handful of black olives, stoned | 20g freshly grated Parmesan cheese | 2 x 100g balls buffalo mozzarella | 235g baby spinach, washed and patted dry | Extra virgin olive oil METHOD 1.
INGREDIENTS: 450g (14 1/2oz) strong white bread flour 1 pinch salt 7g (1/4oz) fast-action dried yeast 1tsp honey 1 pinch cayenne pepper 2tsp mustard powder 285ml (9fl oz) water, warm 115g (4oz) cheddar, grated 45g (1 1/2oz) Parmesan, grated To decorate 1 egg, beaten 20g (3/4oz) raisins 2 tbsp poppy seeds METHOD: Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200degC, fan 180degC.
Sprinkle the cinnamon, cayenne pepper on the aluminum foil and set aside
Additionally, FRANK'S RedHot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce has, for a limited period, been added to Domino's popular range of crust dunkin' dips.
But when a role in the new ROBERT DE NIRO film Freelancers came calling, Get Rich or Die Tryin' star 50 CENT tried to whip his booty into shape with a BEYONCE-style maple syrup and cayenne pepper diet.
Here is the recipe for Heston's prawn cocktail with a twist: ingredients (serves 4) 110g tomato ketchup, 100g mayonnaise, 1/4tsp cayenne pepper, Worcestershire sauce, 10g lemon juice, salt, black pepper, 400g cooked shelled prawns, 1 iceberg lettuce, finely shredded, 1 avocado, peeled and diced method?