Sumac - is the new black

Sumac - is the new black

Darleen W

Sumac

Suggested Uses

    Sumac is an essential ingredient in Middle Eastern food. It has a mild aromatic and lemon-like flavour.

    The Variety

    Sumac is a ground berry from a shrub in the genus Rhus. A reddish-purple spice, used in Middle Eastern cuisine.

     

    For Your Appreciation

    Sumac is an essential ingredient in Middle Eastern food, adding a lemon-like flavour and beautiful colour to a dish.

     

    *Not to be confused with ​poison sumac found in North America, sumac is a common spice in the Mediterranean and the Middle East. When ground into powder form it has a lovely burgundy hue and gives foods a slightly tangy, lemony flavor. In Turkish cuisine, sumac powder is used mainly as a garnish. It is sprinkled on meats, dumplings with yoghurt, and mixed with onions to accompany sauteed calf liver.

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