Grains Of Peace


The Cameroonian Aframomum. The grain of sharing and friendship.

In Loum, the traders call it "Jujube". It grows at the foot of the Ekom falls. The Bamileke people hand out jujube seeds as a sign of peace.

Cameroonians eat them all day long like sweets. They always have some on them, in their shirt pockets, like a lucky charm to be shared with friends. The Bamileke people use them during their royal inaugurations and other ceremonies for the nobility, as well as during protection and blessing rites.

Cooks Tip: The grain of peace has light fruity and floral notes. Its liquorice and mandarin flavours will delight your tastebuds!

Its notes of liquorice and mandarin will enliven a citrus fruit salad. Lightly crush the seeds to bring a splendid crunch to a chocolate cake.

Simply crush lightly with a pestle and mortar.

Net: 40g


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For the shipping fresh and frozen goods we use high quality mixed recyclable insulated packaging to keep your products perfect through the courier network.

To keep frozen goods at the correct temperature we use a safe alternative to dry ice.  These gel packs freeze to a temperature of -45° and stay frozen for an extended period of time. Completely food safe and fully recyclable/reusable.


The vast majority of shipments arrive frozen but we cannot guarantee this.  In the event that your order has defrosted it should still be at a very low temperature when you receive it and therefore fine to put in your freezer.  Refreezing is only unsafe if the product has reached 8°c. It is worth mentioning that supermarkets routinely sell defrosted food as "fresh", with the advice that it may be frozen when you get home.

All frozen products arrive in extremely high quality, fully insulated packaging.


All fresh truffles are sent in a foil resealable pack with an absorbent paper.  This is suitable for storing in your fridge.  If storing truffles for more than a few days we recommend wrapping them in paper towel or using a Tuberpac.  Fresh truffles are always best consumed as soon as possible.