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  • n. Alternative spelling of zaatar.


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  • "I love za'atar, which is a combination of sumac, hyssop, sesame, salt and pepper," she said.

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  • And: The mixture gets its depth from heirloom Portuguese tomatoes and za'atar, a Middle Eastern dried spice blend.

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  • While in Israel in the late 90s, I went to a bakery in Jaffa where they baked these great flatbreads filled with labne and sprinkled with za'atar, amixture of herbs, sesame, sumac and salt.

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  • In Abu Ghosh, an Arab village between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Stewart dipped pita bread in creamy hummus, topped with olive oil and za'atar.

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  • "They are stuffed with garbage," he points out proudly, as we walk around the center's yard coming to life with local herbs such as za'atar, mint, thyme and sheba.

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  • Take her jumbo tiger prawn with grapefruit and oregano dressing, Aleppo chili and za'atar a mixture of Middle Eastern herbs and sesame seeds.

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  • Even more importantly, “eating za'atar improves your memory and makes you more intelligent.”

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  • For the herbal flavor in za'atar blend, many North American recipes use only dried domestic thyme, or a mixture of domestic thyme and domestic marjoram.

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  • The sumac, which has a sour taste akin to lemon, is what gives za'atar its red color.

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  • I've long predicted that za'atar should be sprinkled on every piece of pizza.

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  • Sometimes rendered as zaatar. A savoury Middle-Eastern spice mix; recipes vary.

    July 21, 2009