Cardamom Pods, Green
Whole green cardamom pods are a collection of contrasts: soft and penetrating, lemony and piney, smoky and clean. These contrasts all balance perfectly in both sweet and savory cooking.
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||4 Years|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Dietary Preferences||All Natural, Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO|
|Allergen Information||None Specified|