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Frontier Natural Products - Cumin Seed Whole Organic - 1 lb.

Frontier Natural Products - Cumin Seed Whole Organic - 1 lb.
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by Frontier Natural Products
Brand : Frontier
Department : Health Foods
Availability : Usually ships in 4-5 business days
Size : 1 lbs
Color : default
EAN : 0089836025913
UPC : 089836025913

List Price : $14.69
Our Price : $13.27


Features Of  'Frontier Natural Products - Cumin Seed Whole Organic - 1 lb.'
 
  • Cuminum cyminum L.
  • Origin: India
  • Organic
  • Kosher
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Product Description
Frontier Natural Products - Cumin Seed Whole Certified Organic - 1 lb. (453 g) Frontier Natural Products Certified Organic Whole Cumin Seed contains non-irradiated cumin seeds that are freshness dated. One of the world's most popular spices, cumin is extremely aromatic, with a warm, spicy, slightly bitter, earthy flavor. Cumin seeds are enjoyed around the world but especially in North African, Middle Eastern, Indian and Mexican cuisines. Botanical name: Cuminum cyminum L. A low-growing, tender, annual member of the carrot and parsley (Umbelliferae) family. The yellowish-brown fruit of the plant, cumin seed as we know it, is elongated, with nine ridges. Cumin seeds resemble caraway seeds in appearance, although close inspection shows that the cumin seed is straighter, longer, and greener than the caraway seed. (Poppy seed and turmeric, to a lesser extent, also served as blockers.) Egyptians used cumin around 5000 B.C. both to season meats, fish, and stews and to mummify their dead. The Romans used it as a substitute for pepper, and the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius was nicknamed "the cumin splitter" because he was frugal in his personal life in order to help provide money for social projects. In the Middle Ages, when cumin was very popular, Europeans believed it would keep poultry from wandering away and ensure fidelity between couples. The Germans carried cumin, dill and salt in their pockets when being wed, and in parts of Europe, a soldier would share a farewell wine powdered with cumin or carry with him a loaf of cumin bread baked by his sweetheart.
 
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