From its ancient origins in Iran and the Mediterranean, cumin has long been believed to possess medicinal qualities and its seeds were thought to keep lovers from straying. A dominant spice in Indian, Vietnamese and Mexican cuisines, the strong, earthy flavor develops a nutty aroma when toasted and brings out the sweetness in almost any dish.
Warm, bold, peppery
Increased cognition, relaxing + aid in digestion
Cumin is the perfect accompaniment to stews, curries and East Asian inspired meals. When toasted, it develops a nutty aroma and can bring out the sweetness in almost any dish.
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