Native to the mediterranean and used in ancient times, Cumin is a spice that has survived the centuries. Grown as a seed on an annual plant, Cumin is then ground into the smoky, warm spice we are familiar with today.
You’ll find cumin used in a variety of dishes in your Fresh 20 menus. It’s warm aroma lends itself well to Middle Eastern, Mexican, Mediterranean and Asian cuisine. It’s also one of the main components in curry powders.
When shopping for cumin as your pantry staple, the Fresh 20 recommends Penzey’s Spices. Store it in an airtight container, where it is good for up to six months.