Make Your Own Harissa Spice Mix and
Add Fiery Flavours to Your Meals
15th December 2017 -- Issue #120
Table of Contents
1. My Facebook Page/Youtube/Google Plus/Twitter Links
2. Recipe of the Week - Harissa Spice Mix
3. My Recipe Book
4. Top Tips on Toasting and Grinding Spices For Fab Flavours and Mouthwatering Aromas!
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Homemade Harissa Mix
You can buy this fiery Tunisian condiment easily nowadays, but I do recommend you try this homemade version. This is a dry mix which you can use as a seasoning, or combine it with oil to make harissa paste.
Makes about 8 tbsp
½ cup birds eye chili peppers (or other hot pepper)
2 tbsp paprika powder
2 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp cumin seeds
2 tsp caraway seeds
2-3 tsp salt
3 inch cinnamon stick
5-6 dried bay leaves
tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon
- Break up the cinnamon stick and crumble the bay
- Add the peppers, bay and cinnamon pieces to your grinder and finely grind along with the salt, cumin, caraway and coriander seeds
- Once ground, add to a bowl
- Finally, add the paprika and garlic powders to the bowl. Combine thoroughly
That's all there is to it!
Store in an airtight container out of direct sunlight. Use within 3 months.
Click here to see more of my
homemade spice mixes and herb blends.
Spice Magic - Recipe Book
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This is my new downloadable recipe book all about making your own spice mixes and herb blends.
It has 100 Recipes from all around the world ranging from the basic to fairly complex.
Just a few of the recipes you'll find within...
- A Collection of BBQ Rubs
- Cajun, Creole and Taco Seasonings
- Curry Powder and Masala Blends
- Pumpkin and Pudding Spice Recipes
- Mulling and Pickling Spice Mixes
- Recipes For Dry rubs
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- And Many
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How to Toast and Grind
Dry toasting and grinding spices is the key to getting the most flavour out of your ingredients and into your home cooking...
Step 1: Add your whole spices to a dry pan over a low to medium heat and whilst stirring or shaking the pan, lightly toast them for a few minutes. When you can really smell the aromas and they start to darken, they're ready.
Step 2: Let them cool and then grind.
Step 3: For a finer blend, put them through a sieve before combining with any ground ingredients and herbs.
Click Here for step-by-step info and photos on this recommended technique.
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Until Next Week,
Jason - Spice-Mixes.com