Za'atar spice mix
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1 tablespoon sumac
1/2 cup dried hyssop or oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
Roast the sesame seeds in a dry skillet until golden.
Grind the dried hyssop or oregano with a mortar and pestle or in a food processor.Mix the sesame and sumac and season with salt. Keep in an airtight jar.
photo: Dania Weiner