Although frequently mistaken for a seed, caraway is a unique spice long used in cooking and herbal medicine around Asia & North Africa. It has a slightly bitter taste, with an earthy flavour similar to that of Coriander, Liquorice and Fennel.
No! Although it is known as 'Persian cumin' in some places, it is understandable that caraway is often confused with Cumin. However, cumin differs to caraway its taste, colour, and strong, warm aroma.