Middle Eastern Zaatar is a delicious Middle Eastern spice blend made with sumac, thyme, oregano and sesame seeds. It is often used to flavour flat breads. This mixture has a nutty, fresh flavour and aroma. It is traditionally used to sprinkle over flat bread that has been brushed with olive oil and lightly toasted. In Australian cuisine, it works well as a Barbecue rub particularly on red meats such as lamb. There are many variations of Za’atar and it is widely used in the Middle East and Mediterranean in a similar way to how Mixed Herbs are used in European dishes. Consisting of the traditional blend of sumac, thyme, oregano, sesame seeds and sea salt.
Culinary Notes :
- Use as a seasoning for meats or to make marinades
- Add to pizzas, meatballs and sauces
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.
Made from imported and local ingredients including; sumac, thyme, oregano, sesame seeds and sea salt.
Other names or spelling: zatar, zaatar, zaatar herb mixture