At the shop, we are frequently asked, "what spice is underrated?" The Tunisian blend
is our go-to answer. It's a simple blend consisting of caraway, garlic, chile flakes, and coriander. All of the spices get toasted to bring out their nutty, umami notes. We took green (under ripened) plantains to another level by thinly slicing, then frying them until crispy. Once done, we added a mixture of Tabil, salt and a little bit of brown sugar. This snack is addictive and full of flavor. These are delicious with a dip like hummus or as a crunchy topping on rice and beans or a salad. Have fun playing with this blend - it's bold, savory flavor has found its way into most of our daily staples.
Tunisia is a small country, but the flavor of it's national spice blend is huge. Forgoing North Africa's predilection for complex spicing, Tabil is an elegantly simple blend that wil...
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