[Sca-cooks] grains of paradise

Stefan li Rous StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Fri Aug 8 00:01:25 PDT 2008

Ian of Oertha asked:

<<< Okay, dumb question. >>>

Well, I hope not. I seem to remember asking this same question a  
while back...

<<< What are grains of paradise, where are they from, what
food do they feature in, what do they taste like (so I can figure out  
complements them), and how much is necessary for a dish? >>>

It is a pepper-like seed with a lot more variety of subtle flavors  
than regular black pepper.

Take a look at this file in the PLANTS, HERBS and SPICES section of  
the Florilegium.
G-of-Paradse-msg  (76K) 12/ 4/06    History and use of the spice  
Grains of


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    Mark S. Harris           Austin, Texas           
StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
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