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Friday, February 19, 2016

HERBS AND SPICES 15 - EGYPT - Dukkah Spice and how to recipes and VIDEOS





    1. Duqqa, du'ah, or dukkah is an Egyptian condiment 
    2. consisting of a mixture of herbs, nuts, and spices. It 
    3. is typically used as a dip with bread or fresh 
    4. vegetables for an hors d'œuvre.


  1. There are countless recipes for dukkah. Just about every mixture includes nuts (most often hazelnuts, but various other kinds may be used alone or in combination), sesame seeds, coriander, and cumin. To this, a cook might add dried thyme, mint, peppercorns, or various other sweet, hot, and savory herbs and spices.
(a more detailed recipe) 


HOW TO EAT

Pul olive oil in a small bowl and dip crusty bread cubes in the oil and then in the Dukkah. 

Serve with flatbread or baguette.
Add to  yogurt, hummus or baba ganoush.
Add to perk up salads and vegetables.
Use as a rub for meat or fish. 
Eat as a snack on its own (use bigger or whole nut pieces) and nibble like a bar snack. 





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