achiote seed See annatto seed.
achote seed See annatto seed.
achuete seed See annatto seed.
annatto seed = achiote seed = annotto seed = achote seed = achuete seed = atsuete seed = bija = bijol = roucou Notes: Annatto seeds don't have a lot of flavor, but they impart a rich yellowish-orange color to stews and sauces. Look for the seeds, either whole or ground, in Latin American or Caribbean markets. To extract the color, steep the seeds in boiling water for about 20 minutes, then discard the seeds. Substitutes: yellow food coloring OR hot paprika OR equal parts turmeric and paprika
annotto seed See annatto seed.
atsuete seed See annatto seed.
bija See annatto seed.
bijol See annatto seed.
cayenne pepper = ground red pepper = red pepper Pronunciation: ki-YEN Notes: Dried cayenne peppers are sold either whole, crushed (called red pepper flakes), or ground into a powder called cayenne pepper. Cayenne pepper is fairly hot and has a smoky flavor. Substitutes: red chile powder (don't confuse with chili powder, a mixed seasoning) OR paprika (milder) OR red pepper flakes OR chili powder (contains other spices)
chile powder See red chile powder.
ground red pepper See cayenne pepper.
New Mexican red chile powder See red chile powder.
palillo Substitutes: turmeric (use half as much)
pizza pepper See red pepper flakes.
red chile powder = chile powder = New Mexican red chile powder Notes: Red chile powder is made from hot red chiles that have been dried and ground. Don't confuse chile powder with chili powder, a mixed spice for making chili. Substitutes: cayenne pepper OR paprika (milder) OR chile oil
red pepper See cayenne pepper.
red pepper flakes = crushed red pepper = pizza pepper Notes: These are dried cayenne peppers that have been crushed. They're often sprinkled on pizza to add heat. Substitutes: cayenne pepper (use less) OR chili paste (use twice as much)
roucou See annatto seed.
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