Cardamom is a spice made from the Seeds of several plants in the family Zingiberaceae. It has an intense, slightly sweet flavour that is often compared to Mint, and therefore offers a spicy-sweet flavour to enhance your favourite sweet & savoury dishes. Originally a common ingredient in Arabic & Middle Eastern cuisine, enticingly warm cardamom has also been used for centuries in herbal medicine.
What are the health benefits of cardamom?
Cardamom is thought to boost the blood circulation within the Body, making a natural remedy for Blood Sugar Control. And due to its extremely strong aroma, cardamom is believed to play an active role in our taste & sensory elements and thus play an important role in Digestion & Gut Health.
Why is cardamom so expensive?
Cardamom is a very labour-intensive spice, which makes it stands out amongst some of the other expensive spices. This is because it takes two years, after planting, before any seeds produce cardamom pods, making the first harvest a noticeably small one.