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 (zä′tär′, zä′ä-) or za'·a·tar (zä′ä-tär′)
A Middle Eastern mixture of herbs and spices typically containing thyme and marjoram or oregano along with sumac, sesame seeds, salt, and other ingredients.

[Arabic za'tar, zaatar, any of various Levantine varieties of thyme, marjoram, and oregano.]
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Seasoned with za'atar spices, a seasoning that blends sumac, oregano, thyme, savory and sesame seeds, and served on a bed of red quinoa with cauliflower, kale, golden raisins and pine nuts with a side of spicy lemon tahini sauce.
For example, JG Dubai has a white bean hummus, an Italian bean dip with sumac as a garnish, while Vongerichten's self-admitted favourite spice, za'atar, is used for the squab dish with smashed peas and vinaigrette.
The recipes in Simple Scoff: The Anniversary Edition showcase a range of ingredients virtually unimaginable on the 1972 Warwick campus: Za'atar, creme fraiche, Korean rice cakes, chia seeds and fresh ginger.
In fact this menu promises a number of things that I do like very much: sumac, chorizo, goat's cheese, za'atar and more.
The army killed a large group of Takfiri terrorists at the West side of Tal al- Za'atar and Yadouda town in the countryside of Daraa, a military source said.
In this regard, I see a lot of Middle Eastern flavors, such as Za'atar and tahini, being used in familiar ways, such as seasoning blends for snacks and protein.
For smaller gatherings we have a new ready to roast chicken breast dish, that is filled with a za'atar and pesto cream cheese inspired by traditional Arabic spices".
Za'atar and sumac are traditional Middle Eastern spices, available in all the big supermarkets, but don't be afraid to swap them for things you have in your store cupboard such as cumin, coriander etc.
INGREDIENTS 4 tbsp za'atar (a spice available from all good supermarkets and Middle Eastern shops) 3 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsp lemon juice 1-2 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp salt 1 whole chicken (mine weighed 2kg) 6 onions 1 glass of white or rose wine 1 Firstly, whisk together the za'atar, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and salt.
Za'atar is available in the spice or international aisles of most larger grocers.
It also claims Palestinian foods, including za'atar and tahini, are Israeli.
As a buffet selection in both Business Class and First Class lounges, customers can enjoy roasted free-range chicken with sumac and za'atar, and a pomegranate glaze.