Discover Alard's Zaatar, an aromatic blend that has been a cherished part of Middle Eastern culinary tradition since the Middle Ages. Drawing its name from the Arabic word for 'thyme' of the , Zaatar is a potent medley of carefully selected herbs and spices, similar to oregano in Irish cuisine.
Our specially curated Zaatar features a combination of dry thyme, roasted sesame, sumac, and oregano, all meticulously mixed by hand. Each component brings a unique dimension to the blend - the thyme lends a subtle, earthy base, the sesame adds a nutty note, the sumac provides a hint of tanginess, and the oregano, akin to its Irish counterpart, adds depth with its peppery undertones.
Zaatar is a culinary chameleon, effortlessly adapting to a multitude of dishes. Combine it with olive oil to create a rich spread for bread, sprinkle it over chicken, meats, and salads for an instant flavor boost, or mix it into your marinades and dressings to transform your everyday meals into exotic delights.
In the Levant, this beloved spice blend is not just recognized for its culinary versatility, but also its purported health benefits. Folklore has it that Zaatar has the power to invigorate the mind and fortify the body, making it a perfect addition to your healthy diet. Experience the taste and tradition of the Middle East with Alard's Zaatar, and let its aromatic magic take over your senses.