It makes me happy to see Middle Eastern food products on the shelves at specialty food markets, but there’s a special one to watch for—Lemon Marmalade made by Les Moulins Mahjoub, a family estate in Tunisia, imported in the U.S. by The Rogers Collection.
The ingredient label is short: Tunisian lemons, sugar. (Tunisian lemons have a flavor all their own.) Put a slick of this on buttered toast and you will swoon. Drop a spoonful in the pan after sauteing chicken, with a splash of dry white wine, and you have the best pan sauce around, also terrific on rice or used as the base for salad dressing. I buy these 8.4 ounce jars three at a time, about $9–10 per jar.