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Sumac Powder
Powdered Sumac In A Jar
Sumac Powder
Sumac Powder
Powdered Sumac In A Jar
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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.

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Sumac once served as the tart, acidic element in cooking prior to the introduction of lemons by the Romans. This tart, lemony red spice is harvested from shrubs in the Middle East and traditionally sun-dried. This version from Turkey is cured with salt to develop notes of sour cherry and cranberry. It is excellent on kebabs. Interestingly, its use gave rise to the tradition of pink lemonade in America. Sumac is a household staple in middleeastern countries, much like salt and pepper in the United States. The plant is actually a member of the cashew family, just like pink peppercorns are. This particular sumac is cured and comes from Turkey specifically. Instead of being dried, this sumac is chopped and packed in salt. This dark red powdered berry had a nutty texture with a tart, sour lemon with a slightly fermented taste. Sumac can be used as you would lemon and salt, in dishes from Chicken, fish, vegetables or hummus. Ingredients: Sumac, salt.

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Based on 34 reviews
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We started using The Spice House a couple of years ago, and everything we’ve bought has been top quality. We love to cook all kinds of food and use a lot of the more common spices and herbs (basil, bay leaves, smoked paprika, etc.), plus less common ones (sumac, fenugreek, smoked Hawaiian salt, lavender, etc.). The spice blends are also amazing. Our favorites so far are English Prime Rib Rub, Maple Mesquite Seasoning, and the Fried Chicken Seasoning. Truly, you can’t go wrong with anything ordered from here!

Joni E.


Kelly S.
Love this spice!

Sumac has become one of my favorite spices! It’s unique flavor goes beautifully with so many things.

Michael D.

Time to return to the BASICS... this is hardly known, but a power hitter. Use carefully, and explore it's enhancements to your prized dishes... We have - and it's a winner. Used before salt became in to wide usage, it has a unique flavor used still in Middle east cuisine , especially Persian....

mandy f.
Delicious addition!


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