The Alchemist Kitchen is proud to collaborate and partner with Burlap and Barrel to increase awareness in single-origin spices for both flavor and medicine. Join us on this beautiful spice journey of magnificent and often rare spices.
How to Use: Toast whole seeds or grind or add into warm beverages to aid in digestion. Add Flavor to Stir-Fries, soups or create a DIY Curry powder.
Pairs well with: Any of our Burlap and Barrel Products
Meet the Farmer: Ali Mohamed harvest this wild mountain cumin with foragers who bring it down to Faizabad from the high lush mountains of Afghanistan's Hindu Kush, where it is cleaned and prepared for shipment
Meet the Maker: Burlap and Barrel source their organic, chemical-free Wild mountain cumin directly through networks of foragers. The Hindu Kush range is characterized by steep, rocky peaks cut through by green river valleys; the significant snowfall in the winter results in abundant vegetation in the short spring and summer seasons despite low rainfall. The rocky soil cultivates an ancient and resilient varietal of cumin with a warm pungent flavor and irresistible aroma. The cumin grows wild and other than the small quantities we export, is harvested only for local consumption; there is no scalability or institutional infrastructure for export, and we are only able to source this very rare cumin varietal because of Burlap & Barrel founder Ethan’s years working in Badakhshan and surrounding provinces.
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