How to cook with spice blends

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Yunhee Kim

5. Baharat

“Spices” in Arabic

Popular in: The Middle East into Turkey.

The blend: Allspice, pepper, cinnamon, coriander, nutmeg, cloves, and sometimes cardamom, cumin, and paprika. The Turkish version throws in mint and savory.

Flavors: Sweet, peppery hot, and tongue-tingling.

How to use it: Rub over lamb or beef kebabs, stir it into stews, lentils, or pilafs, simmer it with a pan of okra, or sprinkle into tomato sauce or meatballs.


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