According to ancient Arab and Greek folklore, you can keep your partner from straying by sprinkling caraway seeds in their food. Derived from Arabic word, “karawya”, caraway is an indispensable flavoring in Austrian rye breads and German roast pork. Cultivated in North Africa, Europe, North India, Russia and the U.S., it possesses a similar flavor profile. It has a warm dill and anise-like flavor, with sharp, bitter aftertaste and is sold as whole or ground. It flavors sauerkraut, dutch cheese, Central European candies, kummel, harissa, zhug and dahi wada, a snack from North India.