Native of the Mediterranean, this seed finds its way into Indian and Chinese cuisines as well as northern European cookery. Use in pasta sauces, sausages, pickles, curries and stir-fries.
Oaktown Spice Shop meticulously sources spices from around the world. They grind and mix all their spices and blends every week or two, making their products some of the freshest available. John Beaver and Erica Perez opened their Lake Merritt, Oakland shop in 2011 and have since opened a second location in Albany, CA.