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Aleppo Pepper

Aleppo Pepper: A Versatile Syrian Spice with a Long, Proud History

Aleppo Pepper Flakes - A Spice with a Long Proud History

It is no surprise that the Middle East’s most popular crushed pepper flake is from the city of Aleppo, which was a hub of the Silk Road for centuries. This ancient market for spice production and trade has long been a natural place for culinary innovation. Numerous spice blends and dishes, like Syrian kebabs, originated […]


Beet curry

This beet curry is inspired by a Sri Lankan recipe. It may seem surprising, but in fact much of today’s Sri Lankan cooking includes European vegetables, which were introduced by Scottish tea planters. Beets grow wonderfully in the high mountain air, where the best tea plantations are. If you want a spicier version, try this […]