Red Cayenne Puree
very versatile with good heat
Scoville heat units (SHU): 30,000 - 50,000
Jalapeño reference point: 4 - 20 times hotter
A perfect everyday kitchen essential to spice up any dish. The Cayenne pepper has spicy notes that make it perfect for use in salsas and hot sauces.
It, like most hot chillies, originates from South America. Its name comes from a city in French Guiana – the city of Cayenne. But, also like most chillies, it has gone by many different names from region to region, including Guinea spice, bird pepper, and cow-horn pepper. In powder form, it is often just simply referred to as red pepper.