Charmoula is a traditional Moroccan spice blend. Charmoula sauce is great for serving atop -- or used to finish -- fish, shrimp, chicken or vegetables.
We recommend buying “dry” scallops, which don’t have chemical additives and taste better than “wet.”
Falafel are a Middle Eastern specialty of savory fried chickpea balls or patties generously seasoned with herbs and spices. The best falafel have a moist, light interior and a well-browned, crisp crust.
Sazón is the go-to spice blend in many Latin American home kitchens. While it is available in the international aisle at most supermarkets, it is easy to assemble at home.