Grains of Paradise is used as a substitute for those who are looking for something similar, but more flavorful than black pepper. Grains of Paradise with its aromatic fragrance and spicy heat (but certainly not chile pepper hot) brings food to life in a way that black pepper never does.
Contains .5% to 1% essential oil, mostly humulene and caryophyllene. The mild pungent aroma is due to paradol, shogoal and gingerol.
Depending on the time of year our Grains of Paradise may come from Nigeria or the US
What Does Grains of Paradise Taste LikeGrains of Paradise has a peppery, pungent flavor with bitter fruity notes and a slight aroma that is similar to cardamom and clove. Grains of Paradise is not as pungent as black pepper.
** This product is certified kosher.