Cardamom - Information and Spice Variations

Cardamom pods come in several varieties, each favored for different dishes in various parts of the world. Cardamom is one of the most expensive spices as it is difficult to grow commercially, but its rich, complex flavor can't be duplicated.

Black Cardamom Pods


These black (actually brownish) pods are not "true" cardamom, but come from a closely related species. The flavor is very similar but much stronger …

Green Cardamom, Whole Fancy Pods, Inner Seeds or Ground


Cardamom has a unique flavor and aroma that is hard to put into words. It defies the boundaries of normal sensory comparisons. It is compellingly st…

White Cardamom Pods


When cardamom, a native of India, was first introduced to Scandinavia, it had to survive a lengthy sea voyage before reaching markets. The long expos…