Caraway Seeds

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Caraway seeds, derived from the caraway plant (Carum carvi), are aromatic seeds commonly used in cooking and baking . . . read more


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Some uses of caraway seeds:

  1. Bread and Baked Goods: Caraway seeds are a traditional ingredient in various bread and baked goods. They are often used in rye bread, soda bread, and other types of bread to impart a distinctive flavor.

  2. Sauerkraut and Pickles: Caraway seeds are used in the preparation of sauerkraut, a fermented cabbage dish, and pickles. The seeds add a warm and slightly sweet flavor to the pickled vegetables.

  3. Cabbage Dishes: Caraway seeds complement the flavor of cabbage and are often used in the preparation of cabbage-based dishes, such as coleslaw and braised cabbage.

  4. Potato Dishes: Caraway seeds can be added to potato dishes, including mashed potatoes and potato soups, to enhance the overall flavor.

  5. Spice Blends: Caraway seeds are a component of certain spice blends, such as curry powder and garam masala. They contribute a warm and slightly citrusy note to these blends.

  6. Cheese and Dairy Dishes: Caraway seeds pair well with certain cheeses, particularly in European cuisine. They are sometimes added to cheese spreads, dips, and savory cheese dishes.

  7. Sausages and Meat Dishes: Caraway seeds are used in the preparation of sausages and various meat dishes. They add a unique flavor that complements the richness of the meat.

  8. Soups and Stews: Caraway seeds can be added to soups and stews, enhancing the overall depth of flavor. They work well in hearty, savory dishes.

  9. Liqueurs and Spirits: Caraway seeds are used in the production of certain liqueurs and spirits. One notable example is aquavit, a Scandinavian spirit that often features caraway and other botanicals.

  10. Vegetable Dips and Spreads: Caraway seeds can be incorporated into vegetable-based dips and spreads, adding a warm and aromatic element to the flavor profile.

  11. Tea and Infusions: Caraway seeds can be used to make herbal teas and infusions. The seeds are steeped in hot water to create a soothing and aromatic beverage.

  12. Seasoning for Roasted Vegetables: Caraway seeds can be sprinkled on roasted vegetables, providing a savory and slightly sweet flavor that enhances the taste of the dish.

  13. Digestive Aid: In traditional herbal medicine, caraway seeds have been used for their potential digestive benefits. They are believed to help alleviate indigestion and bloating.

Caraway seeds have a distinctive taste that combines elements of anise, fennel, and cumin. Their warm and slightly sweet flavor makes them a unique addition to a variety of dishes, particularly those in European and Middle Eastern cuisines.

Place of Origin

Canada - Trade

Botanical Name

Carum carvi




100% Caraway.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.

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