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African Spices

African bird pepper  Notes:   This is the North African equivalent of our cayenne pepper.  Substitutes:  cayenne pepper

grains of paradise  See melegueta pepper

Guinea pepper  See melegueta pepper.

korerima  Notes:  Look for this in Ethiopian markets.  Substitutes:  cardamom

malagueta pepper  See melegueta pepper

malaguetta pepper  See melegueta pepper

melegueta pepper = malaguetta pepper = malagueta pepper = grains of paradise = Guinea pepper   Notes:   This West African spice is very hard to find in the West.  It's similar to cardamom.   Substitutes:  cardamom OR black peppercorns

osho sho  Pronunciation:  uh-SHOW-show

ukpo  

 


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