What is Tamarind?

Tamarind is a tree that grows well in tropical climates.  It was originally grown in Africa. But today is found growing in many tropical regions worldwide.  The tree grows pods that are considered legumes.  Inside the pods are large seeds and a sticky tart pulp. The flavor is sweet but tart.  Due to the tartness, it is often mixed with sugar. Tamarind makes a great base for chutneys, sauces, … Continue reading What is Tamarind?