Ingredient Archives: Sumac

Swiss Chard chickpea and tamarind stew

Swiss Chard, Chickpea and Tamarind Stew

About a month ago I broke my Ottolenghi virginity by trying out a soup of his made with Swiss Chard, lentils and lemons. I had been a little apprehensive about trying it, concerned that the cinnamon in the soup would overpower anything else. But I gave it a shot and since then have been itching […]

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Grilled Asparagus Hollandaise

Grilled Asparagus and Poached Egg with Sumac Hollandaise

I’m not going to lie to you, hollandaise sauce is the fickle beauty of cooking. If it weren’t one of the greatest sauces ever to grace a plate, it wouldn’t be worth the effort. Egg yolk, acid and lots (I mean lots) of butter are held together in a rich, fragile emulsion. It might split […]

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