Traditionally, the ground, dried, fruit of a variety of capsicum indigenous to the Cayenne area of northern South America. In reality it is an alternative name for Chilli Powder (see separate entry). Beware, Cayenne Pepper is very hot and should be used sparingly.
A traditional mix of spices used in pickling a wide range of produce such as onions, gherkins, eggs etc. Green Cuisine Pickling Spice contains coriander seed, yellow mustard seed, black peppercorns, cloves, allspice, ginger, mace and chillies.