Mediterranean spices are prevalent throughout this fertile region, while proximity to trade routes historically allowed Mediterranean countries more access to spices than landlocked countries. Saffron, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and cloves tend to dominate in North African cuisine. Rosemary, thyme and sage are more characteristic of Southern European cuisine. Dill, mint, sumac and allspice are popular in the Eastern Mediterranean. Try our freshly ground, recipe-ready Mediterranean spices and get cooking!