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Also known as bija, bijol, achiote, achiote seed, annotto seed, achote seed, achuete seed, atsuete seed, and roucou.

Look for the seeds, whole or ground, in Latin American or Caribbean markets.



By tradition , the crushed seeds are soaked in water then allowed to evaporate.

A brightly colored paste is then made and added to soups, cheeses, and other foods to give them a bright yellow or bright orange color.


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