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Shawarma is the now internationally popular style of meat preparation favored by Arabic street vendors. Descended from the Ottoman dish doner kebab, it's chicken, goat, fish or lamb marinated in seasoning and roasted on a vertical spit. Don't have a spit at home? Marinate your favorite cuts in our shawarma seasoning for a crowd-pleasing homemade version.Learn More
Mediterranean Herb Blend
This all-in-one herb blend can be used on pork, poultry, or potatoes. We really like it on lamb. Our Mediterranean Herb Blend is designed to be a perfect-every-time solution for the beginner cook, or to help hurry along a thirty-minute meal.Learn More
The recipe for hummus at Israel's Abu Hassan restaurant has been a secret since the 1950s, but its presentation is a spectacle. A server with a big spoon scoops chickpea puree onto a plate, then spins the spoon and plate in opposite directions to spread it. A drizzle of olive oil and healthy sprinkle of lemony-tart sumac powder completes it. Visit our blog to learn more about sumac and see sumac substitutes.Learn More
Delve into the flavorful world of Middle Eastern cuisine with Za'atar, a unique spice blend that has been an integral part of this region's culinary tradition for centuries. Richly aromatic, it is known to be a cornerstone of Mediterranean cooking. Za'atar, with its earthy, tangy flavor and distinctive aroma, captures the very essence of Middle Eastern cuisine and can elevate any dish it graces.
Known also by its Kurdish name, Isot, biber is Turkish for pepper while Urfa is a province in Turkey's southeast. A cross-border cousin to Aleppo pepper, this pepper, mild in heat, and redolent of raisin, chocolate, and smoked, ripens to a dark maroon color on the plant. Great with sautéed eggplant and tomato dishes, it is also fantastic with lamb and kebabs.Learn More
Ras El Hanout
Arabic for 'top of the shop', this ancient Moroccan blend is rich, colorful, and aromatic. Built for flavoring grilled lamb, tagines, and couscous, each spice is individually ground before blending. Try mixing it in lamb burgers, stewing it with chicken, or mingling it with vegetable tagine. Saveur rated our version as their favorite.Learn More
Just as South Asia has garam masala and North Africa has ras el hanout, the Middle East's all-purpose spice blend is baharat. Often added to frying onions to release its fullest flavor, baharat spice is a superb lamb rub. It also seasons kofta, chicken kebabs, and many vegetable recipes.Learn More
Marrakesh Market Blend
Few experiences match the intoxication of spice shopping in Marrakesh's medina, where the aroma of fresh turmeric, saffron, and nutmeg fill the air. This market blend of cumin, cinnamon, coriander, and cardamom will transport your tagine to the sheltering skies of the High Atlas Mountains.Learn More
The Spice House goes above and beyond for its customers. These flavors are exciting and authentic. Very pleased.