From its ancient origins in Iran and the Mediterranean, cumin has long been believed to possess medicinal qualities and its seeds were thought to keep lovers from straying. A dominant spice in Indian, Vietnamese and Mexican cuisines, the strong, earthy flavor develops a nutty aroma when toasted and brings out the sweetness in almost any dish.
- Increases cognition
- Aids in digestion
- Volume: 0.8 oz
- Flavor Notes: Warm, bold, peppery
ILA is a collection of essential ingredients for your kitchen + home. Carefully sourced from farms, purveyors and artisans around the globe, each of their products has been selected for its integrity and with great care and purpose. ILA aims to inspire all to gather, cook and celebrate the act of a shared meal.
The origin of ILA is rooted in Hindu Mythology. It is named after a woman who was a spirit of the ground with an irresistible beauty and a kind + gentle nature. Literally translated, ILA in Sanskrit means earth, beauty and prayer.