Toum (garlic sauce)

Toum (garlic sauce)

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  • Easy
  • 5 minutes

Toum is a Lebanese garlic sauce that you can use as you please, but Teddy Zaki, Great SA Bake-Off alumnus and owner of Just Teddy eatery in Joburg, recommends having it with shish tawook (marinated chicken kebabs).

Ingredients

  • 2 T water
  • 2–3 T Woolworths tahini
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed (optional)
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • sea salt, to taste
  • fresh parsley large bunch, chopped

Cooking Instructions

Stir a little water into the tahini until soft and creamy. Add the garlic, lemon juice and salt. Check the seasoning, then add the parsley. Serve with shish tawook.

Find the recipe for shish tawook here.

Find more dip recipes here. 

Photographs: Elsa Young
Production: Abigail Donnelly

 

Teddy Zaki Recipe by: Teddy Zaki
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Teddy Zaki is the creator of Just Teddy – Fine Boulangerie & Pâtisserie at Hyde Park Corner, known for its luxe blend of French and Middle Eastern cuisine. The chef and pâtissier is the author of Just Teddy – Petals from Paris and was also a finalist on The Great South African Bake Off. Follow him on Instagram @just___teddy.

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