This fresh and seasonal watermelon salad shines with the heat and sweetness of the Bahia blend. Not in the mood to blend? Try it with our Cancale blend.
Lior Lev Sercarz, adapted from "The Spice Companion" by Lior Lev Sercarz
1⁄4 cup/15 grams dried pink pepperberries, coarsely ground
1⁄2 tablespoon/5 grams granulated dried orange peel
1 teaspoon/3 grams crushed Aleppo chile, or mild chile flakes
Scant 1⁄2 teaspoon/2 grams fleur de sel, or medium-flake finishing salt
4 cups diced watermelon
1/2 cup halved and pitted kalamata olives
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
2-3 tsp Bahia or Cancale
Salt, to taste
Bahia Spice Blend
Mix olive oil with lemon juice and the spice. Toss the cubes of watermelon with the dressing, olives, and feta. Transfer to a serving platter or individual bowls and garnish with torn mint leaves, and a sprinkle of spice.