- 2 tbsp cumin
An aromatic spice native to eastern Mediteranean countries and Upper Egypt. This warm,…
- 2 tbsp sesame seeds
- 2 tbsp dried oregano
Closely related to marjoram, of which it is the wild equivalent, oregano has a coarser, more…
- 2 tbsp sumac
This wine-coloured ground spice is one of the most useful but least known and most…
Lightly toast the cumin seeds in a dry pan, just until they start to release their aroma. Grind them to a fine powder using a pestle and mortar then stir in all the other ingredients plus 2 tsp salt and 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper. It is now ready to use in your recipes, but will keep in a clean jar or airtight container for a month.