Shawarma Spice Blend | Never Not Eating
Origin: the Levant, specifically Lebanon via Turkey.
Profile: Tangy, Warm, Earthy.
Uses: Poultry, Beef, Pork, Shrimp, Fish, Potatoes, Broccoli.
Fun facts: Invented in Turkey in the 18th or 19th century, doner kebab means “rotating grilled meat.” When it was introduced to Greece, the locals named it “gyros,” the Greek word for “turn.” Likewise, when it spread through the Middle East, it was called “shawarma,” an Arabic word for turning.
This spice blend has been developed over 15 years, and many trips to shawarma joints around the world. You can now make restaurant-quality shawarma in the comfort of your own home.