[Sca-cooks] grains of paradise

Nick Sasso grizly at mindspring.com
Fri Aug 8 06:39:08 PDT 2008

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Ian Kusz wrote:

>Okay, dumb question.  What are grains of paradise, where are they from,
>food do they feature in, what do they taste like (so I can figure out what
>complements them),
The seeds of Aframomum melegueta, West Africa, lots of things in
14th-century books, peppery and slightly resinous.

>and how much is necessary for a dish?

Alas, the answer is "til it be enough"

niccolo difrancesco

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