Thanks to Yotam Ottolenghi and his creative, tasty and easy to prepare recipes in his latest book SIMPLE, cooks are appreciating Middle Eastern Cuisine more than ever.
And it is the spices that make these recipes so tantalising.
Ottolenghi’s Spice pantry essentials are:
- Cardamom Seed Ground
- Rose Harissa
- Nigella Seeds
- Pomegranate Molasses
- Urfa Chilli Flakes
- Plus all the usual suspects such as cinnamon, cumin, coriander seed and saffron to mention just a few.
Naturally these are all available at Herbie’s Spices, just click on each spice name above for more information about each of these special ingredients.
A spice blend such as Rose Harissa is so versatile, you can use it to flavour a dish as simple as this: