Grains of Paradise

Aframomum melegueta


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.

SKU 4170L
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