Dill seed is an ancient herb that originated in the Mediterranean region and southern Russia. It has been used in cooking and medicine for centuries. The flavor of dill seed is warm and slightly bitter, with a subtle sweetness that gives it a unique taste.
Dill seed is often used in pickling recipes for cucumbers, beets, and carrots. It is also a popular spice in breads, soups, stews, and fish dishes. In addition to its culinary uses, dill seed is known for its medicinal properties. It has been used to treat digestive issues, respiratory problems, and insomnia.
Some recipe suggestions for using dill seed include:
- Add to pickling brine for cucumbers, beets, or carrots
- Sprinkle over fish before baking or grilling
- Add to salad dressings or dips for a unique flavor
- Mix with other spices for a homemade seasoning blend
Packaged in a glassine bag. 1/2 cup = 2.25 oz. It is gluten-free and processed in a facility where allergens are present.