I had the good fortune of receiving this magic (...and I guess no longer secret) ingredient from a colleague at work today and couldn't wait to put it good use.
To my surprise, zaatar resembles very much a beloved spice from my childhood in Bulgaria called samardala (
- 1 teaspoon tahini
- 1 teaspoon water
- juice of one lemon
- a bit of sea salt
- 1 large clove of minced garlic