Middle Eastern Herb & Spice Mixes
baharat Notes: This is mixture of ginger, rose buds, and numerous spices. It's often used to season meats.
chemen Shopping hints: Look for this in Middle Eastern markets. Substitutes: Combine fenugreek, garlic, and crushed red pepper.
hawaij = hawaiij To make your own: See the recipe for Hawaiij posted on RecipeSource.com. Substitutes: Garam Masala
zahter = zaatar = zatar Pronunciation: ZAT-ahr To make your own: See the recipe for Zaatar posted on RecipeCottage.com. Substitutes: Combine hyssop, sumac berries, and roasted sesame seeds OR combine sumac, thyme, marjoram, salt, and sesame seeds
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