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.
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And now the murder's all out, I'm sorry,' added the dolls' dressmaker, rigid from head to foot with energy as she shook her little fist before her eyes, 'that I didn't give him Cayenne pepper and chopped pickled Capsicum
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Ingredients 350g pasta shapes 2 tbsp butter 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tsp mustard powder Half tsp cayenne pepper (optional) 3 tbsp plain flour 500ml milk 250g mix of cheeses (we used Cheshire, cheddar and Camembert), plus extra hard cheese for the topping Method 1 Cook the pasta according to pack instructions, drain and set aside.
5-2kg shoulder of pork Olive oil 4tsp dried wild oregano (or regular oregano) 3tsp celery salt 3tsp English mustard powder 3tsp coarse black pepper 3tsp ground coriander 650ml pale ale or lager For the plum sauce: 600g plums, pitted and roughly chopped 3tsp ground coriander 1tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 small bunch (about 15g) tarragon leaves finely chopped 200ml water, plus extra as needed Maldon sea salt flakes Freshly ground black pepper METHOD: 1.
Ingredients 120ml coconut oil, 18g cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa powder, 65g raw almond butter, 2 tbsp pure maple syrup or 20 drops alcohol-free liquid stevia, 1/4 tsp natural salt, 1/2 tsp spirulina, 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper, 30g crushed raw walnuts.