Am so happy to say that successfully my own event Cooking with Seeds crossed its 12th edition..Yep i have started this event before a year and i have to say big thanks to my buddies who hosted till now this cooking with seed event..I choosed caraway seeds for this January edition,caraway or Persian cumin is native to Europe and western Asia which is also known as Shahjeera or Kalajeera in India. These seeds,usually used whole, have a pungent, anise-like flavor and aroma that comes from essential oils, mostly carvone and limonene. They are used as a spice in breads, especially rye bread. Caraway is also used in liquors, casseroles, and other foods. It is also used to add flavor to cheeses. Caraway seeds, brown in color are hard and sharp to touch.Caraway seeds look very similar to cumin.Caraway is widely used as a spice for culinary purposes and for flavoring bread, biscuits, cakes and cheese. It is also used for seasoning sausages and as medicine to relief stomach ailments. Whole seeds should also be stored in a container in a cool area, as well .
Caraway seeds contains protein, fat, substantial amount of carbohydrates besides ash, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, iron, thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. It also contains vitamins C and A.The caraway seeds are beneficial in activating the glands, besides increasing the action of the kidneys.The seeds are also useful in strengthening the functions of stomach. They relieve flatulence and are useful in flatulent colic..Caraway seed oil is used orally in overcoming bad breath or insipid taste.
Wat u need to do:
1)Cook or create dishes with caraway seeds as anything(vegetarian, vegan or non-vegetarian are accepted)..
2)Many entries per person are allowed..
3)Link back ur entry to this announcement..
4)I'll accept the old entries, if they are linked with this page..
5)Using logo will be appreciated..
6)Email me to Priyasuresh09@gmail.com with subject as CWS-Caraway Seeds with following details:
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Please take care to send all ur entries before 10th February 2011..
7) If u dont have blog, no problem..pls do send ur entries to the above mail address, i'll include them while doing the roundup..
Do prepare ur dishes with caraway seeds and send me through mail, really waiting to see all ur delicious entries!!!