This lamb spice blend is rooted in a culinary traditions honed for fire-roasted centuries throughout the Mediterranean. The medley of flavors complement lamb beautifully and open the door to a whole new world for the uninitiated. Only slightly richer than beef, lamb is meat that should not be overlooked by full-flavored omnivores. Make this spice blend ahead of time and have it ready for use in marinades, soups, and stews. Your taste-buds will thank you.
1/2 Tbl. crushed dried thyme leaves
1 Tbl. crushed dried oregano leaves
1/2 Tbl. dried crushed mint
1 tsp. Cumin
1 tsp. finely chopped rosemary
1 tsp. finely ground black pepper
1 tsp. table salt
1/2 tsp. cardamom powder
1/8 tsp garlic powder
Mix all ingredients and store in a sealed container and store in a dry cupboard.