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  • Attjack
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    Do you like harissa?

    I've just discovered this condiment recently. I used it with mayo for broiled salmon and it was very good. Tonight I'll try it with roasted carrots.

    https://www.seriouseats.com/2018/04/...h-harissa.html

    "Ubiquitous in Tunisian, Libyan, Algerian, and Moroccan pantries, harissa is a paste of red chilies blended with olive oil and spices, such as coriander and caraway. It can be lip-searingly hot or barely tingly, twangy with lemon or vinegar or subtly smoky, loose and salsa-like or a thick, chunky paste. Chilies arrived in North Africa around the 16th century, and since then, harissa has been the region’s chief method of preserving them."

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  • ecowper
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    • Jul 2014
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      Eric Cowperthwaite aka ecowper

    #2
    Love harissa .... I usually make Meathead's recipe - https://amazingribs.com/tested-recip...r-paste-recipe

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    • Attjack
      Attjack commented
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      Thanks for the link. I'll have to make some next year. I also want to try some other store bought brands in the meantime. The one I bought isn't very hot by my standards.
  • EdF
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    #3
    Big time! Try making a North African stew that has some in it. Forget what they call it - maybe "tagine".

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    • ecowper
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      Tagine! yum
  • Attjack
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    #4
    I though tagine was a cooker?

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    • Henrik
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      It's a cooker AND a dish. I absolutely love it!

    • fzxdoc
      fzxdoc commented
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      mmmMMMMmmm. Love Chicken Tagine. So delicious. I love the look of a tagine, but most of them are too small for entertaining, which is what I would use it for.

      Kathryn
  • Henrik
    Founding Member - Moderator Emeritus
    • Jul 2014
    • 3950
    • Stockholm, Sweden

    #5
    Yup, Harissa is wonderful!

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    • Murdy
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      • May 2018
      • 449
      • North-Central Illinois

      #6
      Both. It is a cooker, but I've seen it where the word is used to describe a recipe as well, i.e., Chicken Tagine:

      https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/f...almonds-234649

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    • Oozzy
      Club Member
      • Jun 2017
      • 119
      • Philadelphia, PA
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      #7
      Love harissa! We use it quite often when cooking, works well with a variety of dishes.

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      • FireMan
        Charter Member
        • Jul 2015
        • 7126
        • Bottom of Winnebago

        #8
        It’s not like I’ve been living under a rock, but I’ve never heard of the stuff. It sounds fascinating. One more thing to broaden our culinary experiences with.

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        • RonB
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          • Apr 2016
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          #9
          My first thought was I don't know - never met her...

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          • jharner
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            #10
            I was beginning to think I had met her and forgot? Never used it, will have to explore.

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            • Attjack
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              #11
              These carrots with harissa and creme fraiche were great.

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