Cardamom Facts: Everything you need to know 


Cardamom is a spice that comes from the seeds of various plants in the ginger family. This spice is native to Southern India, and is also grown in Guatemala.

Did you know?

Cardamom is considered to be one of the worlds oldest spices, and one of the most expensive spices by weight in the world.


Adds a distinctive touch to cakes, pastries, breads, sweet potatoes, beans, teas and curry dishes. Also used in many Indian, Scandinavian and Middle Eastern cuisines.

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