Sumac is a popular Middle Eastern spice. This dark red-burgundy coloured spice is made from the dried and ground berries of the wild sumac flower. It has a tangy flavour, quite close to that of lemon juice.
This versatile spice along with it’s very complementary flavour, can be used to enhance a wide variety of dishes.
- It is the star ingredient in za’atar, a popular Mediterranean spice blend
- Dust over meats, salads, breads and desserts for a colourful garnish and a touch of citrusy flavour
- Use as a substitute for vinegar or lemon juice
- Use in your marinade for meat