When talking about certain seeds that have beneficial effect on human health, the use of zaatar seeds is highly recommend. They are made from the sumac berries and sesame seed and consumed mostly for breakfast with yogurt, cheese, olive oil or flat bread. The other name for this seeds is thyme, which is more popular to us, while the name zaatar is used in the Middle Eastern areas.
First sumac berries are dried then they are crushed to make the spice. However, fresh sumac berries are sometimes also used to make a juice.
It is also called Karkade. The part used is the one which surrounds the flower and carries, after drying the dark or light red color.
Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region. (more…)
Dried Molokahia Leaves
- Culinary Uses
- Health Benefits
Marjoram (Origanum majorana) is an aromatic herb in the mint family which originated in Egypt and Arabia. It is also widely referred to as Oregano.
Dried Fenugreek Leaves Crushed
It is used as a herb, and also, generally used as a condiment for flavoring and giving special delicious taste.
Dried Corriander Leaves
The fresh leaves are an ingredient in many South Asian foods (such as chutneys and salads), in Chinese dishes, in Mexican cooking, particularly in salsa and guacamole and as a garnish, and in salads in Russia and other CIS countries.
Dried Basil Leaves
Basil, the King of Herbs. With its distinct aroma and leafy good looks, this plant is one of the most widely known and grown herbs in the world.
Sage Leaves ( Hand Picked)
Sage has one of the longest histories of use of any culinary or medicinal herb.It has been in use in various traditional European and Chinese medicines for its health promoting and disease preventing properties.
Oregano is a wonderfully aromatic, flavorful herb popularly used in Spanish and Mediterranean cooking. Oregano also goes by the name marjoram (though it is not to be confused with sweet marjoram).
Dried Molokahia Crushed
Molokahia h is rather bitter, and when boiled, the resulting liquid is a thick, highly mucilaginous broth; it is often described as “slimy.
Dried Mint Leaves
The leaves have a warm, fresh, aromatic, sweet flavor with a cool aftertaste. Mint leaves are used in teas, beverages, jellies, syrups, candies, and ice creams.
Pleasantly aromatic bay leaf or bay laurel is one of the well-recognized leafy-spices since ancient times, revered for its medicinal as well as the culinary values.
Thyme is another member of the venerable Lamiaceae, the mint family, that has been used since the earliest times as a medicinal herb.