Omitting a warm earthy flavor with hints of a lemon-like aroma. Yes, very distinctive. It is often added to grains, vegetables and meat dishes. Trinidadian locals especially love Geera Chicken and could hardly do without this spice in curried meals, as an enhancer.
Cumin tastes good in all Mexican and Indian dishes like curries. Try Chief Roasted Geera with pickles, cabbage, meat stew, some cheeses, tomato based sauces. This is also often used with stuffing mixtures