[Sca-cooks] grains of paradise
dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Fri Aug 8 08:33:28 PDT 2008
Nick Sasso wrote:
>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"
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Grains of paradise are also referred to as Melegueta pepper,
alligator pepper, Guinea pepper or Guinea grains.
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