Flavors of the Middle East Gift Box
Flavors of the Middle East
— Shawarma —
Classic Middle Eastern seasoning with a rich aroma of exotic warm spices.
— Turkish Baharat —
Arabic spice blend used with lamb, fish, chicken & beef.
— Za’atar —
Syrian influenced with a zesty, herbal flavor that deserves a place next to salt & pepper.
— Zhug —
Yemen seasoning common throughout the Middle East.
Lovely striped Kraft gift box contains these four unique spices in our standard jars with recipes and the above message, tied with a Local Spicery bow.
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To prepare a simple curry sauce:
Sauté chopped onions on medium heat until softened.
Add curry powder and chopped tomato, if desired; cook until soft.
Add liquid or combination of liquids, (coconut milk, stock, yogurt, tea infusions or water) and simmer to reduce. Pour over your preferred protein and/or veggies in a casserole dish.
Cover and place in a 375° oven until cooked, usually around 45 minutes.
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A member of the Ginger family, has a peppery flavor with hints of Citrus, Coriander & Cardamom. Used as a pepper substitute in 14th and 15th century Europe, and traditional in African cuisine. Pliny referred to the spice as “African Pepper.”
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Z’hug$7.75 – $24.80
This spicy seasoning from Yemen is common throughout the Middle East, usually served as a hot sauce for Falafels, Hummus, and Shawarma. Use as dry rub, seasoning or hot sauce: 1½T blend, jce 1 lime, ½C olive oil, 3 bunches Cilantro & 4 garlic cloves in food processor/blender. Hand blended in small batches with: garlic, Chiles, coriander, cumin, caraway, cardamom, cilantro, parsley, citric acid, and pepper.
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