A description of Middle Eastern spices and the dishes they may be used for, as well as info on culinary blends in Middle Eastern dishes.
Middle Eastern cuisine is based on healthy foods like vegetables, fruits, fish, lean meat, beans and nuts. It is also known for it aromatic spices.
Here you will find a large variety of exotic, traditional and contemporary spice blends and seasoning from accross the Middle East, North Africa and the Arab world!
Discover the cooking delights of Yemen, Syria, Tunesian, Turkish, Lebanese, Egyptian, Moroccan, Lybian, Palestinian, Israeli, Jordanian, Iraqi, Arabian and other Middle Eastern and North African cuisines! We make cooking traditional dishes from these culinary cultures easy, authentic with Ajika's premade spices put together for you.
Lamb is generally the meat of choice and may be easoned with Moroccan Blend, Bharat, Kabsa spices, Ras El Hanout.
Middle Eastern dips can be made by adding Zaatar, Dukkah, Harrisa blends in olive oil
Make wonderful rice pilafs with Kabsa spice blend, Sabzi Polo or Adveih Polo
Add Mast O Khiar seasoning to yogurts
Garnish hummus with Harissa Blend, Ground Cumin or Sumac
Rub breads with Zaatar, Dukkah, Harrisa blends in olive oil and enjoy
You will love using Middle Eastern spice blends and seasonings in your cooking at home.
This dry rub, which uses spices commonly found in Moroccan cooking, is perfect on chicken or beef.
Ajika reveals Za'atar the secret of Lebenese cuisine which is added to olive oil for a dip. Also added to fish and vegetables and rubed on breads and baked. Zattar, which is thyme and sesame seeds combined with other spices is delicious mixed with olive oil, then spread on a pita.
Ajika Dukkah is an Egyptian spice mixture used in Middle Eastern as a dip with olive oil for bread. Use as a rub for fish and cauliflower and then pan fry.
Baharat means mixed spices in Arabic. Baharat is a combination of several different spices consisting of spices that are available.
Ras El Hanout
Kabsa Spice Blend
Shish Kabab Spices
Ground Meat Spices
Mast O Khiar
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