Mymouné zaatar is made to a recipe typical to the mountainous region of Lebanon where the company is based. Try zaatar the traditional way by mixing with olive oil to form a runny paste – then brush onto flatbread, heat and roll it up to eat. Flatbreads of this type are called manoushi, and are a popular snack and breakfast food in Lebanon and Syria. Also try using zaatar in marinades and dry rubs for lamb, chicken and fish.
Mymouné zaatar is an all-natural blend of wild dried thyme, mildly roasted sesame seeds, sumac and salt. Zaatar is a quintessential Middle Eastern spice blend, and apart from thyme the exact ingredients of zaatar can vary almost from household to household.
Mymouné is a family-run business making artisan Lebanese specialities. Based in the village of Ain El Kabou, at the foot of Mount Sannine, Mymouné takes full advantage of the rich Lebanese soil and Mediterranean weather to grow succulent fruits and fragrant flowers. These are handpicked and carefully selected for use in their preserves, flower-waters, jams and seasonings. Mymouné use traditional Lebanese methods with no artificial preservatives to bring you exquisite flavours from the Middle East.
Ingredients: thyme, sesame seeds, sumac, salt. Contains allergens: sesame.