Grains of Paradise
A member of the Ginger family, has a peppery flavor with hints of Citrus, Coriander & Cardamom. Used as a pepper substitute in 14th and 15th century Europe, and traditional in African cuisine. Pliny referred to the spice as “African Pepper.”
Use in pepper grinder; grind fresh during cooking. Season fish, poultry or meats with sea salt and freshly ground Grains of Paradise before grilling. Substitute for pepper in cooked dishes to add a little mystery to the flavor – rice, pasta, roasted vegetables.
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To prepare a simple curry sauce:
Sauté chopped onions on medium heat until softened.
Add curry powder and chopped tomato, if desired; cook until soft.
Add liquid or combination of liquids, (coconut milk, stock, yogurt, tea infusions or water) and simmer to reduce. Pour over your preferred protein and/or veggies in a casserole dish.
Cover and place in a 375° oven until cooked, usually around 45 minutes.
Lovely striped Kraft gift box contains four unique curry spices (Bo Kaap, La Kama, Madras, Vadouvan) in our standard jars. Gift is complete with a tailored message (above) and tied with a Local Spicery bow.