> Caraway Herb
Information on, uses of and how to grow caraway:
Caraway has long been used to flavour Kummel liqueur and the seeds
have been used in the baking of rye bread.
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How to grow
Sow the seeds in April or late Autumn in the flowering position.
Thin the seedlings to 20cm apart. Protect young plants with mulch during a severe winter.
Caraway can be grown in a container in a sunny
position. it does not transplant well and will reach its full height in the
second year. Remove the seed-heads when they have turned brown but before they
burst. Complete drying indoors.
Caraway grows to 60cm and has feathery leaves and crescent shaped
seeds preceded by small white flowers which usually appear in the second year.
The seeds of Caraway have a piquant flavour and are used in baking for
cakes, biscuits and bread. The roots are good boiled and the leaves can be used
to flavour soups and stews. Caraway is especially good when used with pork,
liver, cabbage or cauliflower.
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