What are caraway seeds? About the ingredient caraway seeds. Including 354 recipes with caraway seeds, nutrition data, and where to find it.
Caraway seeds are usually used whole, have a pungent, anise-like taste and aroma that comes from essential oils, mostly carvone and limonene.
They are used as a spice in breads, especially rye bread. It is thought that seeded rye bread is denser partly because the limonene from the caraway fruits has yeast-killing properties.
Caraway is also used in liquors, casseroles, curry and other foods. It is more commonly found in European cuisine such as sauerkraut.
It is also used to add flavor to cheeses.
Caraway seeds are usually found in the spices section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Caraway seeds are a member of the Spices and Herbs USDA nutritional food group.
|British (UK) term:||Caraway seeds|
|en français:||graines de carvi|
|en español:||semillas de alcaravea|
There are 322 recipes that contain this ingredient.
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|Usda nutrition data||over 8 years ago|
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