Caraway, Ground

Caraway powder

Cheese and dairy have a secret love affair with caraway. Seriously, add it to baked brie, fondue, or a mornay sauce and prepare to be amazed.

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An ancient spice related to parsley, caraway does not have the lurid or illustrious history that spice like cloves or black pepper do. To many the flavor is bitter, camphorous in an unpleasant way, and biting. (When raw it’s downright soapy.)

Caraway actually dates back about 5000 years ago when ancient Romans began to spread the seeds. Soldiers often used it to flavor their food and it became a popular peasant spice throughout Europe. It was mainly used as a medicine, but also in spirits such as aquavit and kummel.

Scandinavia, Germany, and Holland all began to adopt the use of caraway in the kitchen. Caraway was, and still is, used in both sweet and savory baking, for flavoring pickles, and added to sausages and various charcuterie.

Caraway is arguably one of the world’s most ancient spices and for all the flak it gets it has a very loyal fan base that adore its herbal, somewhat anise, kinda cumin, parsley-and-celery-ish flavor. Ground caraway powder’s comforting flavor is fantastic added to cream sauces, root vegetables, rye breads, and pork dishes.

More Information
IngredientsGround caraway seeds.
Basic PreparationNo preparation is required, ready to use as is.
Recommended ApplicationsTraditionally used in German or Austrian cuisines to flavor pumpernickel bread, duck, goose, potatoes, cabbage, pork roasts, sausage, or carrots. Necessary to the Moroccan spice mixture Harissa, this versatile spice is also fantastic to use in baking, rye bread, sauerkraut, coleslaw, cheeses, stew, potato salad, cakes, and goulash.
Taste & AromaBitter or Astringent, Sweet
Product StylePowder
CuisineAustrian, British, European, German, Hungarian, Moroccan
Handling / StorageTo be stored in a cool, dry place.
Shelf Life2 Years
Country of OriginTürkiye
Dietary PreferencesAll Natural, Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO
Allergen InformationNone Specified


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