Fenugreek Seed


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By Occo

Nutty and sweet with notes of maple syrup and a slight bitterness. It’s key to many Indian dishes, and brings a fullness of flavor to long-cooked sauces or stews.

In 2005, 2006, and 2009, the smell of maple syrup flooded Manhattan, much to the mystification of residents. The culprit? A New Jersey factory processing fenugreek seeds to flavor fake maple syrup.