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Nigella Seeds Organic The Oregano-Flavored Spice


Origin: Egypt

Nigella seed, or black cumin as it's also known, is a black, drop-shaped seed that is heavily used in Indian, Middle Eastern and North African cuisines. Its aromatic flavor and crunch make it ideal in bread and pastries but also in curries, soups and stews.

Available for shipping everywhere in the Netherlands or local pickup.


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About Nigella Seeds Organic

Nigella seeds have a mild oregano aroma. Although they don't have much of a scent, they are very flavourful. Their taste has herbaceous oregano notes mixed with notes of warm cumin and a nutty onion flavor.

The spice’s name comes from the Latin nigellus, which means black

Storage and shelf life

Store Za'atar in a cool, dry, airtight container, away from the sunlight and heat.

When stored properly, will retain flavor and potency for up to 1 year.

Shipping and delivery

The product is available for delivery and pick up from our store in de Pijp.

The product is delivered in recycled paper bags.

Other interesting information

Nigella seeds name is a diminutive of the Latin niger 'black', referring to the seed color. They are also called black caraway, black seed, black cumin, fennel flower, nigella, nutmeg flower, Roman coriander, and kalonji.
Tasty & fresh
We’ve selected our product due to the strong quality control process of our supplier and their relationship with their producers. We are confident in the high quality of the product evident from the taste, smell and coloring. The product is not irradiated and do not contain any ingredient or additive derived from or produced using GMOs or their derivatives. We always try each batch for freshness and taste as soon as they arrive to our store to ensure that meets our standards.
It was not possible to source the seeds locally
Our impact
We buy in bulk from our supplier to reduce packaging and carbon footprint from transportation. We offer the product in reusable or recyclable packaging.
The product is certified organic by Ecocert in France (FR-BIO-01).
Producer's impact
Our supplier has maintained a policy of fairness, caring about the environmental aspects of their business as well as its social and economic aspects. This product come from responsible sources and is certified by Ecocert as organic agriculture. They also have ensured their producer conducts business respectfully, has transparent chains, produces climate neutrally, uses renewable packaging and shows social commitment.