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Sami's Kitchen is a range of easy to use Middle Eastern ingredients, snacks and spice blends changing the way people cook and entertain. Created by a passionate migrant family our products help home cooks explore and produce exciting flavour combinations, dishes and traditions. Our mission is to unite more families and friends around the kitchen table to share weekly meals, meze and lifelong memories.

Explore the mystic flavours of the Middle East in your own kitchen with the new range of premium Sami’s Kitchen products.

Complete your spice rack with a range of 9 blends and rubs from Sami’s Kitchen.

"I cooked with the Zaatar blend last night - marinated lamb in yoghurt, oil and spice and OH MY GOD - it was sensational. I am a believer"

Pippa
Pippa

"Tonight I tried out the Shish Tawook Chicken rub with some Kingfish - It was Heaven!"

Mel
Mel

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