Discover our natural cardamom flavour
Commonly used in Indian and Oriental cuisine, cardamom can be added to tea, rice or even pastries. It is easily combined with other spices to create indulgent sauces to pair with white meat.
Cardamom car be purchased as pods with the whole seeds inside, as pre-ground powder, as an essential oil or as a flavour, depending on the final usage.
Cardamom has been used for centuries, both in cooking and in medicine. Some studies suggest that cardamom may have several health benefits including:
- Antimicrobial activity as the oil contain in the seeds may be able to kill bacteria;
- Cardamom could improve some health problem relating to heart disease and type 2 diabetes;
- Cardamom could be used to prevent bad breath by fighting the bacteria responsible for it in the mouth.
What is cardamom spice used for
Cardamom has a distinctive flavour that can be used both in sweet and savoury dishes. People uses cardamom seeds and cardamom pods in curries and meat dishes, as well as in desserts and hot beverages.
If your are curious, you can try to add freshly ground cardamom seeds to a strong black coffee. You can also try to make your own chai tea using cinnamon, star anise, clove, cardamom, ginger and nutmeg with black tea and hot water. Blend this tea with soy milk and a table spoon of maple syrup for a plant-based chai latte.
How to use natural cardamom flavour
Our natural cardamom flavour has a spicy and woody profile, slightly rural and camphor.
Using our oil-soluble flavour will prevent any risk of deteriorating the taste of cardamom when baking or cooking your recipe at high temperature as oil-soluble flavours can withstand the heat.
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Specifications*: natural cardamom flavour; oil-soluble
*For more specific information, please refer to the technical data sheet.