Cumin seeds are from the Cuminum Cyminum plant, which is native to the Middle East and India. Cumin has been used as a spice for thousands of years, dating all the way back to ancient Egypt. These certified organic, small brown seeds are an oblong shape, with ridges. They have a distinctive nutty, peppery flavour, and a warm aroma, that is well suited to spice mixes, savoury dishes, preserves and baked goods. Cumin seeds can be used whole, or freshly ground.
How to use
Whole cumin seeds are fabulous in homemade bread, cheeses, pickles and chutney. Cumin seeds can be gently roasted in a dry pan, over a low heat, to bring out extra flavour and aroma. Grind seeds in a mortar & pestle as an essential ingredient in Garam masala or for your favourite spice mix. Cumin is delicious in soups, chilli, dahl, re-fried beans and casseroles. Or add these organic seeds to herbal teas and chai blends, to add a warm peppery note. Organic farming uses no pesticides or artificial fertilisers and works with nature to build the fertility and health of our soil while caring for our environment. Organic farming has a low carbon footprint. Pure and simple, just the way nature intended.