Profile: They're soft and penetrating, lemony and piney, smoky and clean. These contrasts work well in both sweet and savory dishes.
Green cardamom pods have been used in sweet and savory dishes for thousands of years in India, Asia, Northern Africa, and the Middle East. The Vikings brought it to Scandinavia, where it is still widely used in baked goods and sweets.
The taste is intense, piney, citric, and peppery. This spice is fantastic in breads, pastries, pork dishes, pilafs, lentil dishes, and poultry.
|Cuisine:||Asian, Indian, Indonesian, North African, Scandinavian.|
|Shelf Life:||4 Years.|
|Basic Prep:||Remove the seeds from the Cardamom Pods and grind them before using. Put crushed pods and seeds in a cheesecloth bag for tea infusions.|
|Ways To Use:||Cardamom is a versatile spice that is commonly used in curries and Indian Spiced Teas. Also used in Scandinavian sweet dishes like pastries and coffee cakes.|
|Taste & Aroma:||Citrus, Pungent, Smoky, Warm & Earthy|
|Country of Origin:||India.|
|Handling / Storage:||Store in a cool, dry place.|
|Allergen Information:||None Specified.|
|Dietary Preferences:||All Natural, Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO.|