Frequently Asked Questions

What types of olive oil does Mishkah carry?

Mishkah carries a variety of high-quality extra virgin olive oils from Palestine. Working towards collaborating with different farmers across the levant.

What types of olives does Mishkah carry?

Mishkah carries both black and green olives. Our black olives are fully ripened and have a rich, fruity flavor, while our green olives are harvested earlier and have a tangy, slightly bitter flavor.


What is zaatar and how is it used?

Zaatar is a Middle Eastern spice blend that typically includes thyme, sumac, and sesame seeds. It can be used as a seasoning for meats, vegetables, and breads, or as a dip for breads like pita or flatbread.


What is sumac and how is it used?

Sumac is a dark red powder made from ground sumac berries. It has a tangy, lemony flavor and is often used as a seasoning or garnish in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes. It is often mixed with spices like cumin and coriander to make a seasoning blend.


How should I store my olives and olive oil from Mishkah?

Olives and olive oil should be stored in a cool, dark place to preserve their flavor and quality. Olives can also be stored in brine to extend their shelf life. Olive oil should be stored in a dark-colored, airtight container to protect it from light and oxygen.

How can I ensure the quality of the products I purchase from Mishkah?

All of our products are carefully sourced and selected for their high quality. We take pride in providing our customers with the freshest and highest-quality olive oil, olives, zaatar, sumac, and other products. Additionally, we always provide clear information about our products and are happy to answer any questions you may have.


How long does your olive oil last?

Our olive oil will last for about 12 months if stored properly (in a cool, dark place and away from light and oxygen) but for the best quality it’s recommended to consume it in less than 6 months.


How should I tell if your olive oil is expired or rancid?

One way to tell if olive oil is rancid is by its smell. Fresh olive oil has a fruity, grassy aroma, while rancid oil will have a musty, unpleasant smell. Additionally, if the oil is cloudy or has an off-color, it may be rancid. If you have any doubts about the quality of our olive oil, please contact us.


Can I buy bulk olives or olive oil from Mishkah?

We do sell bulk of our olive oil in our Tanakat but not of our other products.


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