African spices - African cuisine
African cuisine and African spices
Africa is a fascinating continent with an exciting African cuisine and many delicious spices.It is divided into four regions: North African Cuisine, Ethiopian Cuisine, Black African Cuisine and South African Cuisine.
The North African cuisine is the cuisine of Algeria, Marocco, Libya and Tunisia. There are many African spices used such as Saffron, Cumin, Nutmeg and Cinnamon . Typical ingredients of North African cuisine are lamb or mutton, fish, olives, fruits such as figs and pomegranates, dates, nuts and chickpeas. Many spice blends are also used. In Marocco Raz el Hanout is used for the traditional dish couscous. Baharat is used throughout the Arab world for seasoning meat and fish dishes.Order Harissa the spice mixture to make a spicy chili paste.