posted Oct 9, 2014, 11:35 AM by Ivy Hunter   [ updated Nov 12, 2014, 2:04 PM ]
The fresh leaves have a spicy taste, and add a spice to salads. The vegetables, soups, and especially mashed potatoes go so well with caraway. The roots can be boiled ans served as a root vegetable. They resemble parsnips, and you can add fresh chopped leaves to the cream cheese as an appetizer. Caraway leaves and seeds are also used as that Christmas cookie flavoring in cookies and cakes on the holidays.

Aka Carum carvi which is biennial 24 inch tall to 36 inch tall plant with white flowers. Best to plant 6 inches apart. Plant by seed, or allow to self-sow the following year. Plant in full sun, in medium soil.

The seeds also go great in baked goods like bread and baked apples.

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