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Green cardamom, 500g

Cardamom is a pod full of brown seeds. It comes from the Malabar coast in India. It has enchanted the world with its fresh notes of lemon and camphor and will enhance all your game and rice. Try it with coffee ice cream and pear tarte tatin.

€72.50

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Green cardamom has aromas of eucalyptus and camphor. Its very ripe citrus fruity notes are perfect with Asian and Oriental dishes.

Once ground, this spice will enchant carrot mash, chicken tagine with crunchy vegetables, almond and anise cake or fish served with sauce.

Green cardamom comes from the rhizome Elettaria cardamom which originally came from the Malabar coast in India. It was introduced to North America at the beginning of the 20th century. The name of its botanical species "elettaria" means "cardamom seed" in Tamil. It comes from the  same botanical genus as ginger, turmeric and Ethiopian Korarima .

Nowadays green cardamom is grown in Guatemala, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Costa Rica, Salvador, Tanzania, Honduras and Thailand.

It is not to be confused with black cardamom  which not only looks and tastes different but also has a different botanical name.

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Country Guatemala
Allergen Fruits
Ingredient Cardamom in powder
Storage conditions Keep at room temperature in a dry place
Use By date 5 years
Price/kg 145
Culture mod Cultivated, Introduced
Color Green
Botanical genus and species Elettaria cardamomum
Intensity scale Powerful and Strong (3/7)
Other names Kardamom, Malabarkardamom
Aromatic footprint Fruity, Pharmaceutical, Vegetable

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