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Mahleb (Mahlab)
Mahleb (Mahlab)


 
Our Price: $5.95
Sale Price: $24.95


Availability: Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Product Code: MAHLEB


Size Dry OZ:
2 oz WHOLE Spice - Jar
2 oz GROUND Spice - Jar

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Description
 
Also known as Mahlab, Mahaleb, Mahleppi, Mahlebi.

Mahleb is an ancient spice that is used principally in the Middle East, Greece and Turkey. It is the pit of the sour cherry. The aroma is nutty with a hint of almond and cherry. It is used in breads and pastries. Also is an excellent flavoring for sweetmeats. Mahlab, has been used for centuries in the Middle East (especially in Turkey and Syria) as a sweet/sour, nutty addition to breads, cookies and biscuits. This old spice has gained an American following with the new interest in Mediterranean cooking and is mentioned in several popular new cookbooks.

Mahleb combines well with anise, cinnamon, cloves, nigella and nutmeg.

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August 27, 2019
Reviewer: Beaver Valenzuela from Malibu, CA United States  
I grind this mahleb up for all kinds of baking.  The aroma and flavor is phenomenal. The price is the best I’ve found anywhere. Shipping is fast. Buy it, you won’t regret it

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