The sumac bush, native to the Middle East, produces deep red berries, which are dried and ground into a coarse powder. The spice was long used in Europe to add tartness to many dishes until the Romans introduced lemons to the area. Aiva Sumac seasoning will be a perfect part of any BBQ gift set. Clean eating doesn't mean meals have to be tasteless and boring. Add sumac to all your dishes and savor every bite. Aiva Sumac spice is the perfect seasoning spice for adding color or flavor to steak, lamb, chicken, fish, spice blends, vegetables, salads, hummus, and dips. Use sumac as a marinade, garnish, dip, dry rub, or a dressing.