Native to West Africa, this spice is a part of the ginger family with tiny, round grains, reminiscent of miniature nutmegs. It is also known as Grains of Paradise.
Once crushed, the seeds release a pungent citrusy aroma with hints of jasmine and cardamom. if you bite into one, you’ll notice that the peppery heat slowly intensifies and develops on your palate. They are great used as a spice rub for fish, especially if you toast them in a dry frying pan before crushing.
May contain traces of peanuts, packaged in the same facility as peanuts.