The Caribbean Dictionary

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natto
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Noun
The fruit and plant of Bixa orellana, commonly known as anatto. It is important for it's seeds which are used to produce spices, and bright red/orange food colourings and dyes.
Synonyms
roucou
Tags
plant, food
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Bryce Ogle Jun 25, 2015
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Jovial Feb 11, 2016
Annatto, sometimes called Roucou, is a derivative of the achiote trees of tropical regions of the Americas, used to produce a red food coloring and also as a flavoring. Its scent is described as "slightly peppery with a hint of nutmeg" and flavor as "slightly sweet and peppery"
Nameless Feb 14, 2016
In Jamaica, annatto has had many uses over the centuries, including as a food dye, body paint, treatment for heartburn and stomach distress, sunscreen and insect repellent
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