What are Grains of Paradise?

What Are Grains of Paradise

Grains of paradise are fragrant spice that looks like peppercorns and have cardamom, coriander, citrus, ginger, nutmeg, and juniper taste. They come from West Africa. Using grains of paradise seeds is a tasty way to add a light, peppery heat to many dishes. It can be used instead of black pepper for a much more complex flavor, added to spice rubs, braises, spice cakes, or gingerbread, or even mixed into apple pie filling. What are Grains of Paradise? Grains of paradise are the seeds of the aframonum melegueta plant. They are also called melegueta pepper, guinea grains, guinea pepper, and …

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