What is Comino Spice

Ingredient: caraway seeds

Caraway seed
100 g caraway seeds contain:
Calorific value:1515 kJ / 362 kcal
Fat:14.6 g
Carbohydrates:37.3 g
Protein:19.8 g
Salt:not specified
Cholesterol:0 mg
Dietary fiber:12.7 g
Recipes that refer to this ingredient.

Caraway seed (lat .: Carum carvi, also Real caraway) is one of the oldest spices in the world. Caraway seeds have been found in excavations of pile dwellings dating back to 3000 BC. Backdate.

Use [edit]

Mostly caraway seeds are used, but leaves and roots can also be used and are quite tasty. The tender leaves go well with green salads. Vegetable soups can be added to the roots. It is advisable to combine caraway seeds only with salt, pepper and leek spices.

Caraway seeds are often used in heavy dishes as they aid the digestion of fatty and flatulent foods.

Caraway flavored cheese, sausage, bread, soups, sauces, potato dishes, white cabbage, beetroot and schnapps.

Tip [edit]

Caraway is not to be confused with cumin, which got its name from the similarity in appearance to caraway, but has nothing in common with this in terms of taste. Caraway has little in common with black cumin.

In Spanish and Italian recipes, caraway is called cominowhich is also a synonym for cumin. The Spanish and Italian Wikipedia use the botanical names Cuminum cyminum for cumin and Carum carvi for caraway seeds. The designation comino in recipes, however, experience has shown that in most cases it means cumin.

In Portugal, between alcaravĂ­a (Caraway) and cominho (Cumin) differentiated.

See also [edit]