1.2 oz package
Cumin will bring more spice and flavor to chicken, beef, beans and many other dishes, without added heat. Cumin is also said to have a beneficial effect on digestion. Cumin is in the parsley family and has been used by many cultures since ancient times, it is even mentioned in the Bible. It is an important component of many different dishes like chili, adobo and curries.
Cumin is native to the Mediterranean region and South Asia and has been used for food and traditional medicine for centuries. It is a member of the parsley family of plants. The seeds are harvested by hand and dried before being ground into powder. Cumin seeds are also used whole. In ancient Greece, cumin was kept in it's own container on the table just like salt and pepper are today.