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Spice Trade — sumac

... and a few other articles on cooking with spices!

The Unordinary Cauliflower

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The Unordinary Cauliflower

As one very popular, nutrient-rich vegetables, cauliflower can be thought as somewhat lacking in taste. It’s easy to spice up cauliflower with some simple spices, so don’t be misguided: Cauliflower can actually be very versatile to cook with. Here is one of our favourite recipes, cauliflower spiced with cumin, it’s quite famous within cooking circles and today we’d like to share it with you. It makes an excellent side to any entree, and can also be eaten all on it’s own. The cauliflower can actually be roasted whole, which also looks really impressive! But if your oven is not as grand,...

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Recipe: Sumac fries!

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Sumac is a spice staple for anyone who likes to cook with middle eastern flavours, but it doesn’t have to be restricted to just that. Sumac is a tart, sour, salty spice grown in turkey and other parts of the mediterranean. It’s almost always used ground, and pairs deliciously with breads and salads much like a good aged vinegar. Here’s a really simple way to see the wonders of Sumac on a truly humble food: the potato. photo: Whitney Recipe: Sumac Oven Fries Servings: 2 Ingredients– 4 medium-sized russet potatoes– 1 tablespoon olive oil– 3 garlic cloves, minced finely– 1/2 tsp...

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Cooking with Sumac! Zaatar (Recipe)

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Sumac is one of those elusive spices that most people could easily go a lifetime without noticing. Yet, the moment someone is introduced to it, they will always keep wanting more of it. Sumac is a spice with an extremely unique taste – very citrusy, which we liken to lime and berries. The best variety we’ve uncovered thus far comes from Lebanon, arguably one of the biggest consumers. It’s also a country that has a long-standing history with Sumac. You can read more about Sumac here, for now let’s discuss cooking! Sumac can be used in a variety of ways, and...

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