Coriander Seed (100g)
Coriander is a warming spice the has been around for many thousands of years. It has been used by ancient civilisations across the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern regions of the world with its use recorded in Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. The dried spice comes from the seeds of the coriander plant and are either used whole or ground into a fine powder.
In the Kitchen:
Coriander seeds have a deliciously warming and citrusy flavour making it perfect for curries, dahls and soups. It is also great in combination with other spices such as cumin, turmeric and chilli to marinate meats or vegetables for roasting. Coriander seeds can be ground in a pestle and mortar to help release the flavours fresh before cooking.
Interesting Facts about Coriander:
Coriander is said to be one of the oldest spices on record.
The name coriander comes from the Greek word ‘koris’ which means stinky bug or bedbug.
Coriander is considered both a herb and a spice due to the fact that both its leaves and its seeds are used as a seasoning condiment.
The great physician Hippocrates highly regarded the spice for its medicinal qualities which include anti-inflammatory properties as well as cholesterol and blood sugar lowering.
Country of Origin
Product of Australia
Coriander has beneficial calming properties for the digestive tract and can help reduce flatulence. Coriander is an excellent source of beneficial fibre and contains trace amounts of essential oils as well as the trace minerals calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous and zinc.
100% coriander seed
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