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The exotic romance of tamarind

  • Janet DeNeefe

| Thu, March 13 2008 | 12:32 pm

PREMIUM Picture a tamarind pod. Peanut-shaped and suede-like, it contains a complex flavor sensation that is tangy and sour with a hint of mellow sweetness, almost like a ruby red wine. Nestled inside, is the tamarind paste: That secret ingredient that set Coca-Cola on its fizzy feet and gave Worcestshire sauce its distinctive flavour. The word "tamarind" conjures up sensuous image...