Lebanese Baharat – Mild – 35g

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Product description

The word baharat means “spice” in Arabic and refers to the aromatic blend of spice used throughout North Africa. This versatile spice blend is a great addition to any pantry. This all-purpose blend is as integral to Middle Eastern, particularly Lebanese, cuisine as garam masala is to Indian cuisine. Also similarly to garam masala the blends of baharat are individual to every region. It can be used as a bbq rub for meats, seasoning meat in the pan before stewing or as a garnish on a meal before serving.

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Flavour Notes:

A delicate combination of sweetness from sweet paprika, cinnamon and nutmeg and a spicy hint from cloves, cardamom, coriander and cumin all rounded out with the warm hum of black pepper. A perfect all-rounder for adding a Lebanese flavour to a range of dishes.

Culinary Notes:

This versatile spice blend is a great addition to any pantry. This all-purpose blend is as integral to Middle Eastern, particularly Lebanese, cuisine as garam masala is to Indian cuisine. Also similarly to garam masala the blends of baharat are individual to every region. Use as a marinade, dry rub, or seasoning for many veg, meat or seafood dishes.

Health Benefits:

All of our blends are full of spices that are beneficial to your health. They are preservative free, additive-free, filler free, and contain low or zero salt. The intense flavour from our spice blends means a little goes a long way.

Ingredients:

Made from imported and local spices; sweet paprika, black pepper, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and cardamom

Country of origin:

Lebanon

other names or spelling:

Lebanese Seven Spice, Advieh

How to use

  • Use to enhance the flavour of lamb, fish, chicken and beef
  • Use in tomato sauces, lentil dishes, meatloaf, vegetable dishes and soups
  • To create a marinade combine with olive oil and lime juice
  • Use 1tbsp to 500g of protein
  • To release the volatile oils in the spices, this blend it best added at the beginning of cooking
  • Use as a dry rub over meat before grilling or roasting for an aromatic outer crust
  • Sprinkle over veg before roasting in the oven for a twist on a classic
  • Replace an array of spices in a dish with this one handy blend

The Spice People FAQs

Lebanese Baharat (Mild) can be used as a substitute for other spice blends or individual spices in certain recipes, especially those that call for warm and aromatic flavours. It offers a convenient way to add Middle Eastern-inspired flavours to dishes.

Lebanese Baharat (Mild) should be stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight to preserve its flavour and aroma.

Lebanese Baharat (Mild) is generally suitable for children, as it offers a warm and aromatic flavour profile without overwhelming heat. However, parents should consider their child’s individual taste preferences and any dietary restrictions.

The Spice People FAQs

Simple or smoke paprika along with cayenne pepper is the best alternative. Paprika tastes similar to Kashmiri Chilli, while cayenne paper adds to its spice.

Dried Kashmiri chilli is more flavorful than hot, ranging from 1,000-2,000 Scoville Heat Units. It’s mildly hot but not too spicy.

These spices are different. Paprika is the sweet cousin of Kashmiri chilli specific to western cuisine. Kashmiri chilli popular in Indian cuisine and is hotter than paprika.

Place the Kashmiri chilli under the sun for two days. When the chillies turn crispy, grind them in a food mill. Cool down the powder and store it in an airtight jar.

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Country Flavours

This subtle and artful balance provides the perfect flavour foundation for creating the best Malaysian food with the addition of salty hits from dried anchovies and shrimp, up to ten different soy sauces ranging from salty to sweet, puckering sourness from tamarind pulp, and sweetness from palm sugar and coconut milk. Cook your own authentic Malaysian Cuisine with our Malaysian spices online and explore our catalogue of beautiful recipes you can make with this spice blend.

History & influences

Arab traders brought spices from the Middle East, European and British travellers introduced produce like peanuts, pineapple, avocado, tomato, squash and pumpkin. During their time on the Malay Peninsula, the Chinese developed a distinctive cuisine known as ‘Nonya’, resulting from blending Chinese recipes and wok cooking techniques with spices and ingredients used by the local Malay community. The dishes are tangy, aromatic, spicy and herbaceous, and the signature dish is none other than Malaysia’s famous spiced noodle soup – Laksa.

What is Malaysian cuisine

As important as the rendang recipe itself is to Malaysian cuisine, what to serve with beef rendang is arguably just as imperative. Whether making the traditional beef version or a slightly lighter chicken, vegetable or fish, the rich flavour and intense texture of a rendang requires a perfect balance of freshness and tang when it comes to entrees and sides. Salads like Fresh Cucumber & Peanut and Sweet and Sour Cucumber & Pineapple Achar provide the perfect disruption to the bold, rich spices of the rendang and soothe and cool the palette alongside fluffy steamed rice and flaky golden roti bread. Entrees served at meal times in Malaysia often feature Nasi Lemak – their national dish, or Malaysian Chicken Satay to whet the appetite ready for the main event. Traditionally, the best Malaysian food is finished with an after-meal drink of Kopi Tarek ‘sweet coffee’ or The Tarik ‘sweet tea’. These are combined with condensed milk and water, and the coffee or tea drinks are ‘pulled’ by pouring vigorously between jugs to create a frothy consistency. To read more about the flavours of Malaysia and the traditional accompaniments to an authentic Malaysian Rendang, Click Here to check out our blog post.

Spiceology

Malaysia is also known for its growing and production of spices, namely cinnamon, cardamom, star anise and cloves. These spices are known as ‘rempah empat beradik’, meaning the four siblings as they are found throughout most Malay dishes. These are sold separately or as a handy blend often under names like ‘seafood curry spices’ or ‘meat curry spices’. Paired with other aromatics like kaffir lime, galangal and lemongrass (locally grown and imported) these four spices produce the complex and fragrant base flavour and aroma famous for Malaysian cooking.  As diverse as the people themselves, every aspect of Malaysian cuisine is a combination of sweet, sour, rich and spicy, combined in a way, unlike any other country’s cuisine.

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