Sumac is a small flowering tree native to Iran that grows wild in Western Asia, the Arabian peninsula, and most of the Mediterranean. There are many species of sumac, but Rhus coriaria is the species that produces our beloved spice. The name sumac means “red” in medieval French, Latin, and Syrian languages.
Import Iranian Sumac
- Country of origin: Iran
- Application: Sumac is a tangy, lemony spice often used in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cooking. Try using it in salads instead of lemon juice or to season grilled meat and fish. It’s also delicious sprinkled over hummus.
Packaging in Iran
- This Balssi spice is powdered.
- Balssi is a company that produces spices.
- This product includes an export certificate.
How to use
Add ginger to any meat or vegetable dish that is either for stir-fries or uses a wok. Put dried ginger into your homemade salad dressing. Boil ginger in water and use that water to make a tea (or just drink as ginger tea). Make homemade gingersnaps or your own ginger ale or ginger lemonade.
History of sumac
Native to the Middle East, sumac has been used throughout the region for centuries in a plethora of ways. In ancient Greek and Roman times, sumac was used to dye wool and tan leather. It was also used in alternative medicine for its believed antioxidant and antimicrobial properties.
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