Tag: harissa

  • Peas, Potatoes and Yuerba Buena Harissa

    Peas, Potatoes and Yuerba Buena Harissa

    Serves 4 An accidental combination of the best kind, this dish is inspired by Salatata Batata al Tunis (Tunisian Potato Salad), and uses some of the fresh and vibrant local ingredients that I found here in Ecuador;  baby potatoes, peas , spicy red chilies and yerba Buena.  The spice mixture is a little plainer in […]

  • Tunisian Potato & Herb Salad with Harissa and Yogurt

    Tunisian Potato & Herb Salad with Harissa and Yogurt

    Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds yellow potatoes, cooked and cubed or cut in approx ½ inch cubes (peels on or off) 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped 1 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped 1 teaspoon salt Cracked black pepper ¼-½  cup extra virgin Olive Oil Yogurt Fresh Mint Harissa ( […]

  • Fresh Mint Harissa

    Fresh Mint Harissa

    Makes 2 cups Ingredients 2 dried guajillo chilies, stems removed, broken 2 dried red chilies, stems removed, broken 2 teaspoons cumin seeds, toasted 1 teaspoon coriander seeds, toasted 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, toasted 2 teaspoons rainbow peppercorns, toasted 3 garlic cloves 1 bell pepper, roasted & peeled 2 red (fresh) jalapeno peppers, roasted & peeled  1 tablespoon […]

  • Moroccan Harissa Herbal Stew

    Ingredients 1 lb of lamb meat cut into 1 inch cubes 1 large yellow onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 cup chickpeas, soaked overnight and drained 5 large tomatoes, chopped 1 cup red lentils ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro ½ cup chopped fresh parsley ½ teaspoon turmeric ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon Juice and […]

  • Sweet & Spicy Harissa with Yogurt

    Makes 2 cups Ingredients 8 dried guajillo chilies, stems removed, broken 5 dried red chilies, stems removed, broken 1 dried chili de arbol 1 cup boiling water 2 teaspoons cumin seeds, toasted 1 teaspoon coriander seeds, toasted 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, toasted 4 garlic cloves ¼ cup brown sugar 1 bell pepper, roasted & peeled […]

  • Harissa & Preserved Lemon Mint Martini

    Ingredients 3 ounces gin ½ ounce mint infused dry vermouth (recipe follows) ½ ounce preserved lemon liquid (recipe follows) 2-3 drops harissa (recipe follows) Preserved lemon garnish Mint leaf garnish Directions In a glass filled with ice place the gin and the vermouth and stir. Add the lemon preserved liquid and strain into a martini […]