Grains of Paradise
Grains of Paradise, also known as alligator pepper, is a rare and exotic spice that is native to the West African coast. This spice was once a prized possession among the medieval spice trade and has been used in traditional African medicine for centuries. It is believed that Grains of Paradise can aid digestion, reduce inflammation, and even act as an aphrodisiac.
The spice is a member of the ginger family and is characterized by its warm, peppery flavor with hints of citrus and cardamom. It is often used as a substitute for black pepper in many recipes and can add a unique and complex flavor to dishes.
Suggested uses for Grains of Paradise include seasoning roasted vegetables, meats, or fish. It can also be added to marinades, sauces, and dressings for a bold and aromatic flavor. For an exotic twist on your morning coffee, try adding a pinch of Grains of Paradise to your grounds before brewing.
- Packaged in a glassine bag
- 1/2 cup = 3 oz
- Gluten Free *Processed in a facility where allergens are present