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sumac 120g


take your taste buds on a journey

Sumac is a much loved spice in Lebanon. The berries from the sumac shrub are harvested by hand, dried and ground. It is a key ingredient in the za’atar mixture. This spice is grown in Beino, north Lebanon.

to serve

Give your salads a lemony kick, essential sprinkled over fattoush, and scattered over fried eggs it is a revelation.

Once open, store in a cool dark place.

ingredients: sumac 100%    No preservatives. No additives.  

May contain traces of nuts. 

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Lebanon’s favourite spice?

Although this spice used to be common in the UK, it has never been out of favour in Lebanon, Turkey, Armenian and Iran. One of the key ingredients in za’atar mixture, it’s loved for its lemony kick. Scattered over fattoush and fried eggs, many in Lebanon harvest their own berries to dry and crush for their own larder. eggs with sumac


The red berries grow in tight clusters on shrubs in the wild in Lebanon. Full of antioxidants, sumac can be used as a substitute for lemon juice. For those watching their salt intake, try scattering a generous helping onto fried potatoes instead of salt.sumac


While it is used with savoury dishes in Lebanon, our sumac biscuits and blueberry compote show how versatile this wonderful spice can be. What would you scatter it on?

sumac biscuits


Keep in a cool, dark place to preserve its sharp citrusy properties. 


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