Nigella seeds come from apretty plant with feathery foliage and blue blooms that is native to the Mediterranean. The plant produces a black, drop-shaped seed with herbaceous, oregano notes and a warm, toasted onion flavor. They can be used to replace sesame seeds and are great sprinkled whole on salads, in tuna salad, on naan bread and as a component to Korma, the Indian braised meat and vegetable dish.
Our passion is in finding the flavors of the world and bringing them to your kitchen. Visit us at our Hood River shop, nestled in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, only one hour from Portland, Oregon. We have regular demos, and you can sample any of our flavors before you take them home.
If you cannot visit our shop, our online store allows you to take these taste home from the comfort of your own living room. We have fun gifts, hard to find spices, premium olive oil and vinegar, and quality kitchen wares.
We are located in the heart of downtown Hood River.
105 Oak Street, Hood River, OR 97031