Bring aniseed flavours to your preparations with these dill seeds. Their sweet taste goes perfectly with fish, but they are actually found from aperitif to dessert to get off the beaten track.
Use: Fish, sauces, quiches, apple desserts
Origin - Plantations : India
Packaging : 20g fresh sachet.
"Rediscover aniseed flavors with my Indian dill seed."
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Dill is a plant whose name comes from the ancient Greek dill, which means "that grows fast". It belongs to the Apiaceae family in the same way as green anise, carrot, celery, parsley, fennel or coriander. Dill is also known as bastard fennel, stinking fennel, false anise or fragrant dill. This annual plant is cultivated in the Mediterranean basin and in Central Asia, the dill in seeds that I propose to you here comes from India. Acclaimed for its taste, this spice is used in Ayurveda medicine. The Greeks and the Romans appreciated it as much for its gustatory qualities as for its medicinal virtues. Dill is present in the capitular of Villis, it was thus cultivated in the royal estates at the time of Charlemagne.
Dill seed is a spice used throughout the world. It seduces by its fine and slightly aniseedy taste which earned it the nickname of false anise or bastard fennel, the fennel also having aniseed flavours.
This aromatic plant is cultivated in the Mediterranean basin and Central Asia, where the climate is favourable for its development. It likes the sun which favours the development of its umbels of yellow flowers. The leaves are harvested at flowering time. On the other hand, the seeds are harvested when the umbels are dry and brown. The seeds are simply rubbed to make them fall in bags or on tarpaulins.
Dill seed is a spice that cannot be ignored. Privileged in the kitchen of the whole world, it is very present in the countries of the north of Europe. Its sweet aniseed flavour goes perfectly with fish, especially salmon. Make a delicious dill and lemon cream to accompany your fish and bring freshness to your dish. Do you like to make all your own homemade dishes? I invite you to make your tzatziki by adding dill. Some people add Ouzo, an aniseed-flavoured alcohol, to their preparation, so dill will find its place in your preparations as of the aperitif. With a white fish gravlax, there again dill will seduce you with its sweet and aniseed flavor. With chervil, salt and a mixture of 4 peppers, it will be perfect. The dill seeds also goes well with eggs, you can integrate some into your omelettes or scrambled eggs to bring a little taste different from the one you are used to. I also invite you to slip dill seeds into a salmon and broccoli quiche, it's simply delicious. Finally, dill also finds its place in your desserts. I suggest you make an apple pie with dill, this fruit goes perfectly with this spice.
The dill seed acts favourably on digestion and helps to limit colic and gastric disorders. For that, it is simple, chew 3 seeds. This sweet aniseed taste also helps to fight against bad breath, again chewing dill seeds helps to gain comfort. Many women use dill to soothe menstrual pain. Even if it doesn't work on you, this natural remedy won't hurt you.
I deliver my dill in India seeds in an airtight bag that you can reseal. Keep it away from light and moisture.