Cardamon spice characteristics
CARDAMON SPICE PROPERTIES
What is Cardamom?
This fruit is a capsule formed by three cores, dehiscent at maturity from 1 to 4 inches long and 0.5 to 1 inch wide (depending on the variety).
Inside cardamon fruit there are between 15 and 23 very aromatic seeds. They are between 2 and 4 mm, black-red and covered with a membranous layer called aryl, which has a sweet taste.
What flavor is cardamom?
Cardamom flavor is very intense and penetrating, sweet and slightly spicy.
It reminds us the scent of citrus, because it shares the limonene in the essential oil. It also makes us think about eucalyptus, because it is high in cineol.
Whole capsules of cardamom seeds
How to take cardamom?
* More information about the medicinal properties of cardamom in the listing above.
The traditional cuisine of cardamom
* More information: see Recipes with Cardamom in the listing above.
Where to buy cardamom
Cardamom is available in Arabic stores, Hindus stores, shops, spices, herbalists, markets and some supermarkets.
More information on cardamon in the listing above
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