WHAT IS SUMAC?
Sumac is made from the berries of the sumac flower which are dried and ground into a powder. This plant grows wild in places as diverse as Sicily, Turkey and Iran. With an acidic, almost lemony flavor and fire-engine red color, this spice is a popular ingredient in Eastern cuisine. A great addition to hummus or tabbouleh it adds a lemon twist and a beautiful color contrast at the same time.
WHY IS SUMAC GOOD FOR YOU?
WHEN IS SUMAC IN SEASON?
This spice is dried so it’s available throughout the year. The plant itself flowers during the end summer each year.
HOW SHOULD SUMAC BE STORED?
Like most dried spices keep it in a dark, cool location preferably in an air-tight container.
WHAT RECIPES WORK WELL WITH SUMAC BESIDES MEAT?