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Caraway Seed
Caraway seeds come from an annual plant similar to fennel. They have a pungent flavour with anise and fennel notes, and were used in ancient times for their digestive properties.
Category: Spice
In Season: all year
To Buy:
Caraway seed is available whole or ground. Buy from good delicatessens or spice shops.
To Store:
Store in airtight containers away from heat and light. Whole seeds should keep for at least 3 years from purchase, and ground seeds for up to 15 months.
Tips & Tricks:
Add caraway seeds to root vegetables and Moroccan spice blends such as harissa. It is used frequently in European cheese making as well as in the manufacture of gin and schnapps.
Cooking Tips:

Nutrition per 100 Grams:


Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

Digestive Disorders
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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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