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I recently ordered some grains of paradise from the World Spice Merchants via The Shop here on food52. Now, what do I do with it? Thanks, everyone. ;o)

AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

asked almost 5 years ago
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Amanda Hesser

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added almost 5 years ago

I wrote a piece in the Times about grains of paradise (love them!). Hopefully you'll find some ideas in it:



Mrs. Larkin is a trusted source on Baking.

added almost 5 years ago

Aren't they wonderful? Enter "grains of paradise" in the food52 search engine. There are several recipes here using that ingredient!!

added almost 5 years ago

I keep mine in a little peppermill like this (from Crate and Barrel) and use it freshly ground in place of pepper on lots of things. I find it a little milder than regular pepper.


added almost 5 years ago

Make spicy pb...


Meg is a trusted home cook.

added almost 5 years ago

do you have a copy of Cooking for Mr. Latte? by Amanda Hesser, there are some ideas for using grains of paradise, also you will feel that they are essential in your kitchen and you purchased them in the nick of time.