is utilized in Middle Eastern, Mexican, Spanish,
Asian and Mediterranean cuisines. Cumin is an ancient
spice that dates back to 3000 BC. Cumin
is the dried seed of herbs in the parsley family.
Cumin has a very earthy, warm, sweet
flavor that lingers. The flavor is a little bitter
and very pungent. Be very light handed using Cumin
as it will overpower the tastes of foods and other
spices in the recipe.