Cayenne pepper are bright red in color and are derived from grinding dried Cayenne red chilies. This spice is very hot chilies. Care is required in handling powdered red chilies. Wash your hands with warm soapy water. Ensure that you do not touch your eyes or other sensitive areas after handling chilies. Preparation for use:- Discard the tough bottom end about an inch. With a peeler cut thru outer skin up to about the middle of the stem.