Cooking with Cardamom

Cardamom’s flavor matches well with seafood because of its citric notes and is added to some seafood boils and marinades. Cardamom is a lovely complement to citrus flavor such as orange and lime.

Cardamom’s flavor maybe most familiar to many people as a component of the popular Chai tea.

Cardamom is used to perfume coffee in some Arab countries such as Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.

Cardamom seeds can be chewed as a breath freshener or after dinner palate cleanser.