Sumac is an essential ingredient in Middle Eastern food. It has a mild aromatic and lemon-like flavour.
Sumac is a ground berry from a shrub in the genus Rhus. A reddish-purple spice, used in Middle Eastern cuisine.
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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.