Capsicum annuum L. var. annuum
Plant Family: Solanaceae
Chili is the Aztec name for Capsicum annuum. It has been used by the indigenous cultures of the Americas for over 9000 years. Our smoked cayenne powder strikes a perfect balance between spicy heat, and a pungent smoke flavor. After harvest, the fruits are carefully smoked over a blend of seven different hardwoods. Chili and cayenne have long been used in many of the world's cuisines, and the powder is also sometimes encapsulated.
Annual or perennial depending on climate; produces single white flowers off of densely branched stem that produces fruits that are red when ripe.
Uses And Preparations
Cayenne powder is widely used in cooking.
Excessive use may cause gastrointestinal irritation. Not to be exposed to broken skin or eyes.
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