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Would the real za'atar please stand up?

Had the same question as you regarding driving spice of za'atar. Hyssop in biblical scholar reference seems to be thought as origanum syriacum, implying a different herb from what I think of as hyssop in a botanical sense. All recipes I have seen cite thyme as the most commonly used herb with varying personal touches as described by other responders to your question.. Regardless, I love the different expressions of this seasoning and think of my friend who gifted me his Lebanese aunt's personal mix made from spices she gathered in Lebanon. .. Beautiful.

Jul 16, 2013
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