Ras el hanout is an aromatic and ultimate, exotic spice blend from northern Africa and seems to be Morocco's culinary answer to an Indian curry. If you want to cook Moroccan, Ras el Hanout is just the right spice mixture for you.
Ras el Hanout means "top of the country" and is a complex spice blend. The recipe comes from Morocco and was created by an experienced spice master. Our blend consists of turmeric, coriander, allspice, cinnamon, chilies, pepper, cardamom, ginger, cumin, fennel, nutmeg, star anise, orange peel, fenugreek seed and bay leaves. It is intense spicy, warm, sparkling and has in addition a flowery delicate aroma. It has a trapping perfume and unfolds a mild spicy -, floral flavor.
It fits all couscous variations, lamb, chicken, vegan or vegetarian. Follow the link to a delicious vegetable couscous http://www.orlandosidee.de/rezepte/Gemuese/gemuesecouscous.htm
Ras el Hanout is not used for everyday cooking in Morocco, but only on special occasions. It is a spice mixture for special occasions like family gatherings or celebrations . It is used to make solemn dishes such as couscous and tagines. But it also goes well with legumes.
You can prepare Moroccan chicken and sweet potatoes with the spice blend.
You can also try it in your lentil soup or on grilled fish. I am sure you will love it and keep it as one of your favorite blends.
Turmeric, coriander, allspice, cinnamon, chillies, pepper, cardamom, ginger, cumin, fennel, nutmeg, star anise, orange peel, fenugreek seed and bay leaves.
May contain traces of celery and mustard.
Storage of spice mixtures
It is best to fill all of its spices and spice mixtures in airtight containers. They should also be protected from sunlight, stored in a dry and cool place (15 ° C).