- Country of Origin: Product Of Holland
Although frequently mistaken for a seed, this small, brown pod is really the dried fruit of the caraway plant.
Caraway seeds are highly aromatic and have a distinctive mild anise flavour that adds a welcome and subtle earthy flavour, reminiscent of licorice, coriander, anise, and fennel. People have been known to confuse caraway seeds with fennel and cumin seeds however it is darker in colour and bitter in taste.
Caraway is best known as an ingredient in rye and soda bread, but it can likewise be used in other baked goods, such as muffins, cookies, croutons, dinner rolls, and even French toast! It adds a peppery, warm bite to fruit-based desserts and sweets like pies, tarts, jams, jellies, and custards. It can also be used in savoury foods, such as dry rubs, curries, casseroles, soups, stews, and sauces.
Here are just a few ways you can incorporate caraway seeds into your kitchen:
* Add caraway seeds to potato salad or coleslaw.
* Add a pinch to any tomato-based sauce or soup.
* Sprinkle over roasted potatoes or sweet potatoes.
* Mix into a cheese dip.
* Sprinkle onto baked apples to enhance the flavour.
When used medicinally, caraway can be made into a tea or taken as a supplement. You can also apply its essential oils to your skin. Emerging research suggests that the aromatic compounds responsible for its distinct taste may also provide health benefits, such as improved digestion, reduce inflammation weight loss
Product Of Holland
(Typical analysis per 100g)
Energy 1393 kJ
Protein 20.0 g
Fat Total 15.0 g
- Saturated 0.6 g
Carbohydrates 50 g
- Sugars 0.6 g
Sodium 17 mg
Packaged in a facility that processes peanuts, wheat and milk products
Store item in an airtight Container in a cool dry place
Up to 12 months if stored correctly. See label for Best Before date