Grain and Ground Cumin
Cuminum cyminum L.
Seeds brown, oblong, ribbed, with bristling hair, have a warm, spicy and slightly bitter taste.
It originated in Turkestan, Upper Egypt, Iran and Turkey, but now grown in Mediterranean countries.
Use both as milled grain, it is used to flavor meats, pickled pork and beef, vegetables and sauces.
League great with paprika, oregano and laurel marinade for fish.