Spice Profiles

Spice Profile: Sumac

Background:

Sumac is a bush, native to the Middle East, that produces red berries, which are dried and ground into a powder. Before the Romans introduced lemons to the area, the spice was used in Europe to add tartness to many dishes

Flavor:

Sumac has a tangy lemony flavor, but more balanced and less tart than lemon juice.

 

Check out a recipe for Sumac Lemonade below!