1. Food
Cumin

Cumin Seeds

© 2007 Miri Rotkovitz
Cumin's pungent aroma is instantly recognizable to lovers of Indian, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern cuisines. Available as whole seeds or ground spice, cumin lends a distinct flavor to curries, hummus, and falafel. Cumin is a good addition to grilled meats, bean dishes, and vegetables.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.