Monday, January 10, 2011

Announcing Cooking With Seeds - Caraway Seeds

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:

Your Name:
Blog's Name:
Recipe Name:
Recipe url:
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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!!!

28 comments:

Krithi's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Congratulations and keep rocking!

Mary said... Reply To This Comment

Good luck with this event, Priya. It really sounds interesting I hope time and intent allow me to enter. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

Sukanya Ramkumar said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting ingredient Priya....

Krishnaveni said... Reply To This Comment

happy hosting dear

meeso said... Reply To This Comment

Nice, I have a whole jar of these and don't know what to do!

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

I admire you Priya as always.love to see you hosting this favorite event. sure i will send something.

MaryMoh said... Reply To This Comment

Congrats! Love this post...informative. I have heard of this seed but can't remember ever using them. Must be very flavourful. Thanks very much for sharing.

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

good choice...will try to send something!

kothiyavunu.com said... Reply To This Comment

Excellent event priya...Happy Hosting!!

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

Good luck for your event. Hope to enter this event.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Raina said... Reply To This Comment

I have never cooked with caraway seeds but I would love to try. Interesting info about them:)

Usha said... Reply To This Comment

I think I have an entry for this event.. and congratulations on successful completion of the 12th edition of cooking with seeds.

http://www.myspicykitchen.net

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

Nice ingredient Priya..I will send my entry :)

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GEETHA ACHAL said... Reply To This Comment

Superb event....

Satya said... Reply To This Comment

count me in..

Prathima Rao said... Reply To This Comment

Happy Hosting!






Dr.Sameena Prathap
said... Reply To This Comment

Hey,

Happy hosting dear...:)

Dr.Sameena@

http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com/

rekhas kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Happy hosting Priya.

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

Nice choice. I have rarely worked with caraway seeds. Will try to send an entry Priya.

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

Nice event..All the best dear..
waiting for ur entries for my event dear..:)
plz do send in

Ameya said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting choice! This will be my first time cooking with shahjeera.

sweetartichoke.com said... Reply To This Comment

Happy Hosting, dear Priya!

chaitrali pathak said... Reply To This Comment

wonderful event...happy hosting

Raw_Girl said... Reply To This Comment

Where do you get caraway seeds? These look just like regular jeera....

Priya Sreeram said... Reply To This Comment

ur spirit and spunk is amazing ! good event, keep rocking gal !

Jaleela said... Reply To This Comment

happy hosting priya

Monika said... Reply To This Comment

caraway seeds very intersting will send my entry :)

Hasna said... Reply To This Comment

congratulations ....very interesting event...will send my entry soon!!