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1The seeds of a plant of the parsley family, used for flavouring and as a source of oil.
- ‘Because kitchens of yore had limited ingredients, bakers often flavored cookies with dates, rose water, or caraway seed.’
- ‘Place the cabbage, mint, parsley and caraway in a large mixing bowl.’
- ‘Spoon some mustard sauce around the dish and garnish with caraway seeds and mustard seeds.’
- ‘Well there is the fiery chilli based Harissa made from olive oil, chillies, caraway, mint, cumin, coriander, garlic and salt.’
- ‘The rye and pumpernickel have caraway, cardamom, and a touch of onion in the sourdough.’
- ‘He serves it on a toothsome, melt-in-the-mouth compote of beetroot, red onion and red cabbage, delicately flavoured with a hint of caraway and possibly cumin seed.’
- ‘Add the wine, Benedictine, blueberries, cranberries, chocolate, ginger, juniper berries, and caraway seeds.’
- ‘Half were given Lomatol, a German herbal preparation containing peppermint, fennel seed, caraway seed and wormwood.’
- ‘Fry the onions until softened, then add the green pepper, tomatoes, stock, caraway seeds, sugar, paprika and cayenne and bring to the boil, stirring.’
- ‘Dishes should be prepared with digestive spices such as cumin, caraway, ginger, mustard seed, clove, basil, turmeric, fenugreek, cinnamon, and garlic (roasted only).’
- ‘The list of foods I dislike includes, but is not limited to, the following: olives, liver, kidney, most fish including salmon, crab, and squid, courgette, caraway, aniseed, liquorice, aubergine and peppers.’
- ‘Lunch I'll make myself - usually some cold rice and salad with a dressing of olive oil, mustard, caraway seeds and garlic, or tabbouleh.’
- ‘Sweet and sour flavours - apples, dried fruits, vinegar - go very well with red cabbage, as do spices, such as caraway.’
- ‘She said her mother's Scandinavian background inspired her first to add a bit of caraway seed.’
- ‘Add the leeks, onions, celeriac, garlic, tomatoes, coriander seeds, peppercorns, and caraway seeds and sauté until the vegetables are tender, about five minutes.’
- ‘A well-chosen rack of lamb lacked the promised rosemary or any herb in its jus, and two thick pan-seared medallions of pork similarly reneged on the caraway and cider.’
- ‘I love their piney, resinous, spicy smell, but you could add a teaspoonful of caraway seed - an old friend of the cabbage - instead.’
- ‘Ground toasted coriander and caraway seeds are also traditional ingredients which can be added to harissa.’
- ‘Add in the carrots, sprinkle with salt and caraway seeds, and cook for about ten minutes.’
- ‘The Macao people have combined Western cheeses, Chinese soybean oil and caraway, coconut milk popular in Thai cooking, and Indian curries into Portuguese cuisine, which is spicy and enticing.’
2The white-flowered Mediterranean plant which bears caraway seeds.
- ‘Caraway, coriander, dill and fennel are grown as much for their seed as for their fresh leaves - in fact, caraway is seldom used fresh.’
- ‘Caraway can be grown on a variety of soils, although it thrives on fertile, water-retentive soils, it also benefits from deep cultivation.’
- ‘Biennial caraway forms a rosette of leaves the first year and develops a flowering stalk the second, after which the plant dies.’
- ‘Don't plant near caraway, fennel or angelica.’
- ‘Rare species such as wavy St. John's-wort, meadow thistle, and whorled caraway can also be seen.’
- ‘The most popular ones have umbrella shaped flowers such as fennel, dill, cilantro, caraway, angelica, tansy, wild carrot & yarrow.’
- ‘Other researchers have had promising results using extracts from caraway plants incorporated into a molluscicidal mulch.’
- ‘Angelica belongs to the Umbellifer family and is of similar habit to dill, fennel, caraway and lovage.’
- ‘One warning: do not plant near beans, caraway, tomatoes, coriander or wormwood-they do not work well together.’
- ‘Harvest herbs grown for seeds - dill, caraway, coriander, and cumin, for example - as the fruits change color from green to brown or gray but before they scatter to the ground.’
Middle English: from medieval Latin carui, from Arabic al-karāwiyā, probably from Greek karon cumin.
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