A trademark of Middle Eastern cooking, sumac is rapidly gaining fans around the world. Sumac flower is dried, crushed and ground into a bright red powder that is used in all manner of dishes. Our Saffronice dried sumac brings a lemon-like acidity to recipes as well as a pop of colour.
Sumac is a cornerstone of za’atar, a Middle Eastern spice blend, used in dishes that call for a touch of acidity and can even be used to replace lemon or another citrus in recipes. It’s perfect for adding to homemade hummus, kebabs, fattoush (a Lebanese salad), or as a rub or marinade for grilled meats, particularly lamb.
Sumac is a flower which is dried and grounded, full of antioxidants.