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Опубликовано 29.2.2016 16:13:56
Author | Posted 29/02/2016 16:13:56
| And anyone familiar with cardamom close? I'm talking about him and had heard, and recently a friend of mine shared the very good reviews for this spice, saying, soups constantly adds and rice also. I went out of curiosity to check out the details and that's what they write: |
Cardamom (Cardamom, from the Greek καρδάμωμον.) - The fruit of the perennial herb Cardamom real (Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton) of the ginger family. The fruits ripen in the third year and have a very strong aroma with notes of camphor and are among the most expensive spices, why dubbed the "queen of spices".
Unripe fruit plants - boxes, triangular in cross-section - are collected, dried in the sun, then dried and re-moistened. Obtained white capsule triquetrous length from 0.8 to 1.5 cm.
Homeland cardamom - Malabar Coast of India and Ceylon. In the XXI century, the greatest number of spices produces Guatemala.
Because of ground cardamom flavor quickly disappears, it is advised to buy in pods (pods). Before using luschat pods and grind the fruit. Grinding can not only grains of cardamom, but the whole pods; however, the flavor spices in a less pronounced.
The fruits and seeds of cardamom
Cardamom - concentrated spice with a pronounced taste, so it is used in small quantities. cardamom seeds contain 3-8% of essential oil, which includes fatty oil and terpineol, terpinilatsetat, cineole protein. Cardamom oil is widely used in perfumery.
Cardamom - pronounced tonic. In the Middle East and in India it is commonly added to coffee and tea (ie. N. Bedouin coffee and masala tea). Thus the seeds of cardamom and coffee are often milled together. When combined with other spices cardamom usually interrupts their flavor.
Due to the above mentioned substances in the Middle Ages, cardamom prescribed to stimulate the secretion of gastric juice, strengthen the muscles of the stomach, as well as a carminative and aphrodisiac (a drug for impotence). The cardamom contain calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium and zinc. Natural zinc in it is greater than in many other spices. Vitamins B1, B2, B3.
In the eastern medicine is believed that cardamom helps to remove mucus from the body, and so it is used in the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, colds and coughs. Supporters of traditional medicine argue that cardamom cleans the digestive tract, it is included in many collections, designed to improve digestion. It is used to cleanse the mouth and breathing, for effectively neutralizes the pathogenic flora.
I have why I write: I understand that the taste and color, etc., but still interesno listen to your feedback. Because here, for example, cumin / cumin bought, tempted by its properties, etc. -. And did not go with us, absolutely. Now the jar is idle