Mediterranean Za'atar Condiment

Lorraine and Alexander Harik's tangy, authentic Middle Eastern condiment will be your new kitchen MVP.


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Alexander & Lorraine Harik

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Sultan of Seasonings

Hummus and tahini long ago made their way from the Middle East to become beloved American staples. Now, from the same part of the world, there's a new condiment kid in town: za'atar. Lebanese-American mother-son duo Lorraine and Alexander Harik's spreadable version of the tangy, herbal, slightly nutty mix is the authentic, third-generation family recipe they both grew up with.

Their small-batch blend of wild Middle Eastern thyme (the main ingredient), oregano, deep red sumac (which adds an astringent, less-tart-lemony flavor), toasted sesame seeds, and virgin olive oil adds a pop of color and flavor to almost any savory dish: vegetables, potatoes, pasta, sandwiches, eggs, yogurt, dips, salads, breads, marinades, dry rubs, and snacks. (On popcorn, it's a revelation.) It's vegan, never needs refrigeration, and instantly makes any healthy food addictive—but still good for you. The foodie radar has finally picked up on za'atar, but as Alexander says, "not all za'atar is equal." This one rules. Handmade in Brooklyn, New York.

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Made in New York

Alexander & Lorraine Harik

created by

Alexander & Lorraine Harik


New York

Alexander Harik was born in New York City, but spent childhood summers on the coast and in mountain villages of his family’s native Lebanon. As he grew older and started his career, he wasn’t able to spend so much time there. He longed for the aromas and flavors of his mother's kitchen, especially the za’atar. When Alexander realized he couldn’t find this essential flavor and spread anywhere but home, he quit his finance job and, together with his mother, Lorraine, set out on a mission to introduce America to the tangy herbal condiment enjoyed by millions in the Mediterranean and Middle East. Naturally, they make it with their third-generation family recipe.

Handmade Made in the USA
Two 7.5 oz. jars
No refrigeration needed, even after opening.
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