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Whole Wheat Sables with Za'atar

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins 2 comments

French butter cookies (sables) are topped with the Middle Eastern spice blend za'atar for a savory-sweet snack that would be great as an hors d'oeuvre with wine. More

Za'atar-Rubbed Cod With Spicy Chickpea Purée and Grilled Zucchini

Sunday Supper Jennifer Olvera 2 comments

Aromatic, za'taar-rubbed cod rests on a bed of habenero chickpea purée, alongside lemony, grilled zucchini. More

Za'atar-Rubbed Cod With Spicy Chickpea Puree and Grilled Zucchini

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 1 comment

Hummus-like chickpea puree serves as the foundation for za'atar-rubbed cod, which is then served alongside lemony, grilled zucchini. More

The Secret Ingredient (Za'atar): Za'atar Lamb Chops

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 2 comments

Tender lamb chops, coated in Middle Eastern Za'atar, cook in minutes on the grill and become a simple, exotic, classy appetizer. So simple and fast, no one will believe you just transported them halfway around the world. More

The Secret Ingredient (Za'atar): Za'atar Fried Chicken

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 12 comments

Week two in my unorthodox treatment of za'atar continues with this recipe for za'atar-seasoned fried chicken. It's a simple preparation: dip in buttermilk, roll in flour, fry in a cast iron pan. But the flour is doctored with a good dose of za'atar, a blend of salt and sumac and sesame: only thyme breaks up the consonance of the mix. More

The Secret Ingredient (Za'atar): Za'atar Salmon Kebabs

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 14 comments

Za'atar, as with most Arabian and North African spice blends, comes in many iterations: maybe as many as there are grandmothers cooking in the area today. This recipe coats salmon in the blend for a Middle Eastern kebab, served with a simple lemon yogurt sauce. More

Mediterranean Flavors: White Bean Spread with Za'atar

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 11 comments

Just because I like my white bean spread simple doesn't mean I like it boring. My favorite seasoning is za'atar, a blend of dried herbs (usually thyme, sometimes with others), sesame seeds, and spices like sumac. More

Spice Hunting: Za'atar

Spice Hunting Max Falkowitz 14 comments

What exactly is za'atar? Besides a spice blend, a wild herb, a dip, a condiment, and a snacking equivalent of popcorn, it's an ancient cultural institution, a symbol of national identity, and a personal watermark. More

Za'atar Rice Pilaf

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 1 comment

Learn more about za'atar here » Za'atar is a great last-minute seasoning on all sorts of starchy foods, such as rice. I like to make a pilaf using za'atar in two stages: First, it's toasted with the rice in olive... More

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