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Scooped: Black Cardamom and Black Pepper Ice Cream

Serious Eats Ethan Frisch 4 comments

A friend who tasted an earlier batch of this ice cream compared its flavor (very happily) to cigarettes. Needless to say, the recipe has been adjusted. Post adjustments, it's sweet and smoky with a slight black pepper kick, and deep spice aroma—but if you're looking to make cigarette-flavored ice cream, simply double the amount of black cardamom. Delish. More

Collard Greens Braised in Coconut Milk and Tomato

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz Post a comment

Black cardamom imparts a smokey, camphorous flavor to foods, which I like to use as a subtler substitute for other smoked ingredients. While I realize that for most people who do so, having too many smoked pig parts in their... More

Basmati Rice with Black Cardamom and Lime

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 1 comment

One of the places black cardamom does play the lead is in simple rice dishes. Once again, dried chiles provide a spicy compliment to the pods' smokey resin flavors. But the real hero is lime juice, the perfect balance to... More

Spice Hunting: Black Cardamom

Spice Hunting Max Falkowitz 9 comments

You probably know about cardamom. Queen of Spices. Savior of baked goods, Enlivener of curries. All that jazz. Don't get me wrong—I love the stuff. It's a pantry staple, and one of the most interesting spices I know. But recently I've been spirited away by its bold and brash cousin, black cardamom. More

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