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Lesson | What is Dukkah!?

Posted on July 01, 2011 by Wozz! | 1 comment


What is it? 

Basically, ground-up stuff. Nuts, seeds and spices. It originates in Egypt, and it does indeed have a heady flavor and aroma that suggests that part of the world. Traditionally for snacking by dipping Egyption white bread in olive oil then into the dukkah but also for seasoning things like a mutton stew.

There seem to be literally dozens of ways to make dukkah (or dukka…or duqqah… yes an plenty of ways to spell it too) and I can imagine every family has there own secret recipe. It has taken Australia and New Zealand by storm and has now been fused with flavors of all types of cuisines.

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