Tuesday, 24 July 2012
Za'atar is a Middle Eastern Blend. You can use it as a coating for any kind of meat, chicken being particularly good. In the Middle East it is sprinkled over flatbread with olive oil, and it compliments any kind of carbohydrates, such as potatoes. You can also mix it with butter and put it on toast, or with bread you bake.
YOU WILL NEED
1 tbsp dried/fresh thyme
1 tsp sumac
1/2 tsp sesame seeds
1/4 tsp fine sea salt
Roast the sesame seeds in a pan till golden.
In a mortar & pestle gently grind the dried thyme or finely chop if using fresh.
Mix together all the ingredients, and use as required.