The Origins of our Cardamom Bun

Yes, that pungent little green pod you’ve no doubt unsuspectedly chewed, spoiling a delicious curry - Ewww. Originating from the Indian subcontinent and Indonesia, cardamom has a complex taste and strong aroma and is widely used in Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine - think Garam Masala spice mix, rice dishes, desserts, Chai Tea and Turkish coffee. It is also a common ingredient in Nordic Cuisine, and particularly Sweden where you find the scrumptious Cardamom Bun (Kardemummab