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grains of paradise

British pronunciation/ɡɹˈeɪnz ɒv pˈaɹədˌaɪs/
American pronunciation/ɡɹˈeɪnz ʌv pˈæɹədˌaɪs/
grains of paradise

small, pungent seeds with a peppery and slightly citrusy flavor

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What are "grains of paradise"?

Grains of paradise are small seeds that possess a unique and intriguing flavor profile. They offer a combination of pungency, warmth, and a hint of citrus, making them a delightful addition to various dishes. Originating from West Africa, these aromatic seeds have been used for centuries in culinary traditions and are known for their peppery kick that adds depth and complexity to both savory and sweet recipes. Grains of paradise bring a touch of exoticism and excitement to the culinary world, making them a prized ingredient for adventurous cooks and food enthusiasts alike.

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