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Glossary
We have taken the liberty of interpreting a number of recipes and spice mixtures in our own way.
Here comes a short guide with what we mean.

Baba ganoush: Middle East, Lebanon
Mixed eggplant with lemon and sesame seeds

Chermoula: North Africa
Spice paste with parsley, cumin, bellpepper etc.

Dukkah: Egypt
Roasted nut mix

Pimenton: Spain
Smoked paprika

Harissa: North Africa, Tunisia
“Tunisian ketchup”, chili, garlic, coriander, cumin

Labneh: Lebanon
Grounded yogurt, like a cream cheese

Merguez: Algeria
Spicy lamb sausage

Nduja: Italy, Calabria
Soft, spreadable salami

Romesco sauce: Catalonia, Spain
Sauce made with almonds and grilled peppers

Patatas arrugadas: Tenerife
Salt boiled potatoes

Morcilla: Spain
Blood sausage

Sumak: Mediterranean Sea
Dried, sour berries

Spisa’s Baharat: North Africa, Middle East
Black pepper, coriander seeds, nutmeg, dried mushroom, cardamom and cinnamon

Tahini: Middle East
Paste of roasted sesame seeds

Pane grattato: Italy
Crispy bread

Za’atar: Tunisia & Morocco
Spice paste of sumac, sesame seeds and herbs