Chiliheads will find their favorite peppers well represented in this cookbook, but other heat sources are explored too, including galangal, horseradish, cubeb, long pepper, and the delightfully named grains of paradise
The only two species of Old World plants that brought any "heat" to food was the West African grains of paradise
(Aframomum melegueta) that became supplanted by the far superior black pepper (Piper nigrum), whose trade and price was tightly controlled by the Dutch.
Beehive's Jack Rabbit Gin is made with juniper berries, lemon peel, sage leaves, coriander seeds, orris root, grains of paradise
and rose petals.
5% ABV) is made with orange peel, coriander and Grains of Paradise
, with hints of orange and peppery spice and a light wheat character.
Spent juniper berries, lemon peels, grains of paradise
, coriander, cubeb berries, orris root, almonds, cassia bark, licorice and angelica are burned with other organic matter to create the heat needed to distill gin.
In addition to a variety of malts and hops, additions included sweet orange peel, lemon peel, coriander and grains of paradise
There was spice which was called grains of paradise
, which was very popular in the medieval period.
Miniscula Burkill, elam (Tamil), enasal (Sinhalese), grains of paradise
, grawahn (Thai), greater cardamom, etc.
At 1534, the chef helped Reyes develop "African syrup" made with a Demerara sugar base, grains of paradise
, whole all spice, star anise, cloves, vanilla beans and paprika.
Grains of paradise
look like black peppercorns but have a softer flavor that combines pepper with ginger, cardamom, coriander, and nutmeg, find them online at savoryspiceshop.
The flavouring of the drink comes from a recipe of 10 ingredients: almond, lemon peel, liquorice, juniper berries, orris root, angelica, coriander, cassia, cubeb and grains of paradise