Nowadays, if you want to spice your dish, you quickly grab your pepper mill to grind some black pepper (Piper nigrum) over your plate.
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Sichuan pepper (sechuanpepper) is generally not seen a real pepper. It is therefore not used as an ingredient for making your dish more hot.
Chili peppers [capsicum frutescens] are also called cayenne pepper. Chili pepper contains a large amount of capsaicin in relation to paprika.
Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia) is a flavoring agent, extracted from the fruit of several species of orchids, all belonging to the genus Vanilla.
Cinnamon, the spice, is the dried bark of an evergreen tree, the cinnamon tree (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), that belongs to the laurel family.
Cassia (Cinnamomum cassia) is a sibling from cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum). Cassia has a warm, aromatic and slightly bitter taste.
Garlic (Allium sativum) is a plant from the leek family (Alliaceae). Onions, leeks and chives. also belong to the leek family (Allium).