Bite from Bayt Story

Bite From Bayt

Bayt is the Arabic word for Home.

Join us on this journey as we share with you a bite from our Syrian home to yours.

What is  Za'atar: 

zaatar shaker

 🌿🍽️✨Our Za'atar is a a cornerstone of Levantine cooking that will awaken your senses and ignite your culinary creativity. Crafted with care and respect for tradition, our blend features a harmonious combination of thyme, sumac, salt, toasted sesame seeds, and a drizzle of the finest extra virgin olive oil.

The middle-eastern Wild Thyme takes center stage, infusing your dishes with its earthy and aromatic profile, reminiscent of the vibrant landscapes of the Middle East. Sumac, with its tangy and citrusy notes, adds a burst of brightness that dances on your palate, leaving you craving more. The judicious amount of salt brings balance and depth to the blend, enhancing the overall flavor experience.

Toasted sesame seeds make a grand entrance, bringing a delightful nuttiness that complements the other ingredients perfectly. They add a satisfying crunch and a rich, toasty aroma that will make your taste buds sing. And let's not forget the final touch—the drizzle of olive oil, which ties all the flavors together, creating a luscious and aromatic harmony that is simply irresistible.

Everything Za'atar is more than just a herb blend—it's a tribute to the rich culinary heritage of the Middle East and Syria. It's a symbol of the region's bold flavors, vibrant culture, and the joy of sharing a meal with loved ones. With Everything Za'atar, you can infuse your dishes with the essence of this ancient tradition, elevating your cooking to new heights.

How to eat it: 

Sprinkle Za'atar on sliced tomatoes for a zesty twist, add it to a salad of smashed cucumbers and feta for a unifying burst of flavor, or use it as a lemon and herb replacement when roasting chicken. Enjoy Za'atar with oil-dipped bread, labneh, or spread it on flatbread dough before baking into man'oushe. For maximum flavor, bloom Za'atar in hot oil or butter and drizzle it over popcorn or toast.

We encourage you to be creative when using Everything Za'atar it can work on anything and everything! Make sure to share with us your delicious recipes