GRAINS OF PARADISE (MELEGUETA PEPPER ) - Kosher/Gluten Free

Grains of Paradise (Melegueta Pepper)
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GRAINS OF PARADISE (MELEGUETA PEPPER ) - Kosher/Gluten Free

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Description:

In the Middle Ages, this highly valued, West African spice was termed grana paradisi “Grains of Paradise”. The seeds of this cardamom-like perennial plant are chestnut-brown and have a pungent, hot peppery taste. Commonly known as Guinea pepper, Melegueta pepper, and alligator pepper, this tiny seed is shaped like a pyramid. Grains of Paradise can be ground in a mill like peppercorns or may be used in the same way as cardamom.

Ingredient Statement:

Grains of Paradise.

Grains of Paradise are excellent in mulled wine or grape juice, in braised lamb or pork dishes, and with potatoes and vegetable dishes.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

The seeds can be ground in a mill or can be fried whole or ground with other spices.

Product Description

In the Middle Ages, this highly valued, West African spice was termed grana paradisi “Grains of Paradise”. The seeds of this cardamom-like perennial plant are chestnut-brown and have a pungent, hot peppery taste. Commonly known as Guinea pepper, Melegueta pepper, and alligator pepper, this tiny seed is shaped like a pyramid. Grains of Paradise can be ground in a mill like peppercorns or may be used in the same way as cardamom.

Physical

Color: Reddish-brown, chestnut.

Flavor: Pungent, hot, peppery.

Size: Approximately 3-4 mm in diameter.

Chemical

Moisture: N/A

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Grains of Paradis.

Allergen Statement

None.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Plastic jar.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources.  Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 teaspoon (.5g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 0  Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g  
Protein 0g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.