Our social economy catering project offers a first work experience to Syrian refugee women, drawing on their culinary talents and desire to share their country's culture and history. Together we build a bridges between our cultures.
Little known in North America, this spice, derived from the gum of a shrub in the pistachio family, is slightly minty. Mainly used in patisserie, it is subtly cooked to bring a delicate flavor to desserts.
You'll find mastic-based recipes in our book, such as Shalab (rose-scented hot milk) (p.49), shawarma spice mixes (p.94),