Grains of Paradise are a very intriguing spice that is technically related to cardamom, but have more of a pepper flavor.
Our Grains of Paradise have are hot, pungent, and spicy with a defined cardamom flavor.
Grains of Paradise are an aromatic seed with a peppery hot taste that makes a superb substitute for black peppercorns. Commonly referred to as Alligator Pepper or Melegueta Pepper, Nomad Spice Co. gourmet Grains of Paradise are grown in Africa and provide a warm, spicy bite with slightly bitter overtones.
Today, Grains of Paradise are popular in spice blends, for flavoring alcohol, and can be used by people with allergies to pepper.
Brewers love these unique grains because they won’t overpower brews and are easier to control than powerful flavored peppercorns. In addition, alcohol has a fine way of bringing out the wilder flavors of Grains of Paradise.
Pungent, hot peppery flavor with slight citrus finish
Reddish, chestnut brown grains
Grains approximately 3 to 4 millimeter
- Grind, crush or use whole as a full-flavored substitute for black peppercorns
- Used for adding flavor for making beer, wine and spirits, and the flavoring of vinegar for a nuanced flavor
- Add to braised lamb dishes, potato and eggplant dishes and spice mixes
Superior Quality & Simple Ingredients
Packed in Resealable Natural Kraft Bags
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