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NATURE & GASTRONOMY

  

 

 

  cardamom

 

Thailand

Cardamom seed pods. This spice is in Thai known by the name kra-wahn. There are two main genera, i.e. green cardamom and black cardamom. Certain varieties are considered to be among the most expensive spices, priced even higher than saffron and vanilla. It is used in a variety of cuisines and also has medicinal uses.