a great seasoning, with middle eastern flavours, that you can put on almost anything to add that extra yum!
Roast the Almonds and Hazelnuts in a pre-heated oven (med/high) for about 8 mins
Toast the sesame seeds in a pan till golden brown, add little salt at the end
Toast the cumin and coriander seeds in a pan until you can smell their aroma (about 3 mins)
Grind the cumin and coriander seeds in a coffee grinder
Blend the almonds and hazelnuts in a food processor until they are like a coarse powder
Then add the rest of ingredients including sesame seeds and blend together for another few seconds...
Store in a air tight jar in the fridge so it lasts (above recipe makes 1 large jar)
Enjoy with bread dipped in olive oil, or sprinkled on rice etc.
there are many recipes for this using different nuts, spices and quantities, you can experiment to get it to your taste. try a little chili or paprika if you like it a spicy...
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