A fruit native to India and Papua New Guinea green cardamom pods has been used in sweet and savory cooking for thousands of years throughout India, Asia, Northern Africa, and the Middle East. The Vikings then brought the spice to Scandinavia where it continues to be very popular in baked goods and sweets.
The flavor is complex, fierce, piney, citric, and a bit peppery. Toasted and ground cardamom is phenomenal in breads, pastries, pork dishes, pilafs, legume dishes, and poultry.
|Basic Preparation||Prior to adding to any recipe, remove seeds from the Cardamom Pods and grind the seeds. For tea infusions, simply place crushed pods and seeds in a cheesecloth bag.|
|Recommended Applications||A versatile spice, Cardamom is typically found in curries or as a flavoring agent within Indian Spiced Teas. Also, traditionally used in Scandinavian Cuisine, primarily in their sweet dishes like pastries or coffee cakes.|
|Taste & Aroma||Citrus, Pungent, Smoky, Warm & Earthy|
|Cuisine||Asian, Indian, Indonesian, North African, Scandinavian|
|Handling / Storage||To be stored in a cool, dry place.|
|Shelf Life||2 Years|
|Qualities||All Natural, Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO|
|Country of Origin||India|
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