Caraway

Carum carvi

Country of Origin

Lithuania

Description

Caraway is a two-year plant in the Umbelliferae plant family. It is a 25-60 centimeter tall herb.

Taste Characteristics

Caraway has a warm, spicy and slightly sweet flavor.

Usage

Caraway can be used in cheese, snaps or to spice pastries.

History

Caraway was originally found in Europe, North Africa and West Asia, but is gradually
scattered to all continents.

Nutrition

Caraway is a good source of minerals such as iron, calcium, potassium, manganese, selenium copper, zinc and
magnesium and also contains many important vitamins like A, E, C and a number of B complexes
vitamins.