Cayenne Hot Chilli Pepper is one of the hottest chillis in the world. This red chilli pepper is also called Pili-pili, and is harvested in Uganda (“the pearl of Africa”). Its botanical name is Capsicum frutescens and it’s part of the Solanaceae family. It is also grown in Madagascar, Congo and Zanzibar. This chilli pepper with a pungency of 9/10 on the Scoville scale (volcanic). releases very strong and sweet flavours. Perfect for spicing up sauces, rougails, grilled meat, pan-fried vegetables and soups.
Add it whole to your stews (careful, no more than 1 chilli pepper!) or in your pizza oil.
Avoid handling it with bare hands and try and use gloves. Avoid all contact with eyes.
|Shelf life||5 years|
|Ingredient||Cayenne Hot Chilli Pepper|
|Genus and botanical species||Capsicum frutescens|