|Sumac; Sumaq [SOO-mak] The brick- to dark purple-red berries of a decorative bush that grows wild throughout the Middle East and in parts of Italy. Sumac, which is sold ground or in its dried-berry form, has a pleasantly fruity, astringent taste that complements everything from fish to meat to vegetables. Sumac can be found in Middle Eastern markets.|
If you've got it, but don't know what to do with it, below are some traditional dishes that the spice complements nicely.
|Soups & Stews||meat; vegetable|
|Fish & Poultry||almost all fish|
|Meats||almost all meats|
|Vegetables||almost all vegetables|
|Cheese & Egg Dishes|
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