Za'atar is a Middle Eastern spice mix that adds a mysteriously tangy, herb-forward flavour to any ho-hum dish. Use it in salads and on bread, chicken, and seafood.
Peas, Feta & Mint Salad
2 cups shucked fresh sweet peas
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tbsp local honey
2 tsp Dijon mustard
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 radishes, finely sliced
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
In a medium pot of boil salted water, blanch peas until just tender and bright green, about 2 minutes. Refresh under cold water.
In a large bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, honey and mustard. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add peas, radishes and onion; toss to coat. Add mint and gently toss. Sprinkle with feta.