Grains of Paradise Details:
Part of the ginger plant family. The seeds have a peppery taste, and can be used in a variety of dishes.
Grains of Paradise, which goes by the common names of Melegueta pepper, alligator pepper, Guinea grains and Guinea pepper. Grains of Paradise spice is used for flavoring certain types of drinks, most notably some aquavit, beers and gins. It can also be used to flavor vinegar. You can grind the seeds in a mill as you would peppercorns, and it can be used in recipes much as cardamom is used. Include it for a tangy bite in a fruit pie, such as pear or apple.Back to Products