Grains of Paradise
Also Known As: Melegueta Pepper or Alligator Pepper
Origin: West African
Ingredients: Grains of Paradise
Taste and Aroma: A rare and more sophisticated substitute for Black Pepper. Peppery, full flavored, citrusy, powerful, with traces of cardamom and ginger.
Uses: Hot Beverages, steak, sausage, meat, baking and eggs.
Substitutes:Black Pepper, Black Pepper Butcher Grind, Cardamom Seeds, Pink Peppercorns, Green Peppercorns or Four Peppercorn Blend
Fun Fact: Grains of Paradise is making a comeback! Originally made popular in Europe over 500 years ago, Grains of Paradise is being re-discovered by the western world as the rare delicacy it truly is.
-May aid in digestion and reduce the symptoms of heartburn
-May have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties
-May act as a diuretic
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