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The Velveteen Ocelot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 08:50 AM
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22. It's sort of clovish-cinammony but not exactly.
You'll find it in, of all things, julekage (Norwegian Christmas bread). My grandmother used to make julekage, and for years that was the only thing I ever knew of that had cardamom in it. More recently it turned up in a cup of coffee I had an Ethiopian restaurant. Apparently it gets around.
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  -Cardamom. What can you tell me about it? Amerigo Vespucci  Nov-29-11 09:59 PM   #0 
  - Cardimom is strong.  Chan790   Nov-29-11 10:01 PM   #1 
  - Never had chai...  Amerigo Vespucci   Nov-29-11 10:07 PM   #2 
     - Check the link, sounds perfect to me:  freshwest   Nov-29-11 10:10 PM   #3 
     - I think I'll try the tea before I buy the pods for the soup  Amerigo Vespucci   Nov-29-11 10:15 PM   #6 
     - I'm assuming Jamaican or Indian?  Chan790   Nov-29-11 10:22 PM   #8 
  - Might be hard to find  XemaSab   Nov-29-11 10:12 PM   #4 
  - Yep...saffron is insane. A couple of threads for mucho dinero.  Amerigo Vespucci   Nov-29-11 10:18 PM   #7 
  - Don't buy it powdered.  GoCubsGo   Nov-30-11 07:48 AM   #19 
  - I don't think it's like cloves at all. It's like a darker, more savory cinnamon. I have had it only  Brickbat   Nov-29-11 10:13 PM   #5 
  - cardamon has unique flavor  handmade34   Nov-29-11 10:22 PM   #9 
  - Thank you, that's very kind...  Amerigo Vespucci   Nov-29-11 10:55 PM   #13 
  - I think that was a planet in Star Wars  Swede   Nov-29-11 10:23 PM   #10 
  - I love cardamom  clyrc   Nov-29-11 10:28 PM   #11 
  - That was the major concern...thanks for the clarification.  Amerigo Vespucci   Nov-29-11 10:56 PM   #14 
  - I hear it it the best way to flatter a mom. "I'll have to see some ID for the beer, young lady".  Throd   Nov-29-11 10:45 PM   #12 
  - you can probably find it at an indian grocery  MrsBrady   Nov-29-11 11:03 PM   #15 
  - All I know is that cardamom makes Turkish coffee taste heavenly.  Aristus   Nov-29-11 11:38 PM   #16 
  - It's really good spreinkled over vanilla ice cream, too.  GoCubsGo   Nov-30-11 07:53 AM   #20 
  - It's lovely. I used it in curries but that soup sound delish . What I do  snagglepuss   Nov-30-11 12:15 AM   #17 
  - To me, it tastes like those insanely sweet little ...  surrealAmerican   Nov-30-11 06:27 AM   #18 
  - It's important to card a mom - it makes them feel younger and thus happier!!  LynneSin   Nov-30-11 08:31 AM   #21 
  - It's sort of clovish-cinammony but not exactly.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Nov-30-11 08:50 AM   #22 
  - Always get it from a "healthfood store" and go for the green ones (flat ocre green).  HopeHoops   Nov-30-11 10:08 AM   #23 
  - It's the secret ingredient in REAL cheese Danishes  LiberalEsto   Nov-30-11 04:52 PM   #24 
  - Cardamon is the most wonderful flavour. It is in the syrup of gulab jama (an indian dessert).  applegrove   Nov-30-11 06:29 PM   #25 
  - Use the cardamom. It is far more subtle than the cloves, not bitter.  msanthrope   Nov-30-11 06:42 PM   #26 
 

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