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Spicy Carrot and Ginger Soup With Harissa

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 7 comments

A creamy carrot soup flavored with cumin, ginger, and spicy North African harissa paste, with a toasted almond and parsley garnish. More

Lablabi (Tunisian Chickpea Soup) From 'The Heart of the Plate'

Cook the Book Kate Williams 5 comments

In her new cookbook, The Heart of the Plate, Mollie Katzen shares many recipes for vegetarian soups and stews. None are as beguilingly simple as her version of Tunisian lablabi, a straightforward chickpea soup. More

Lablabi (Tunisian Chickpea Soup) From 'The Heart of the Plate'

Serious Eats Kate Williams 5 comments

In her new cookbook, The Heart of the Plate, Mollie Katzen shares many recipes for vegetarian soups and stews. None are as beguilingly simple as her version of Tunisian lablabi, a straightforward chickpea soup. More

Northampton, MA: Amanouz Café, A Perfect College Town Feeding Spot

Hub Grub Liz Bomze 9 comments

The food at this small North African restaurant is flavorful, fresh, and satisfying. The prices are right—especially given the generous portions. And it's open straight through from breakfast until late snack break time. More

Spice Hunting: Harissa, North African Hot Sauce

Spice Hunting Max Falkowitz 3 comments

If you're fan of heat and have harissa on hand, you can move that sriracha from the front of your fridge to second row. Harissa, artfully blended with oil, garlic, and lemon, kissed with cumin and coriander, is a whole different game. It can be as hot or not as you want it to be. And beneath a jolt of sharp, bright chile drums a beat of spice that elevates and compliments instead of overpowers. More

Serious Heat: Homemade Harissa

Serious Eats Andrea Lynn 9 comments

A few weeks ago, I posted a recipe for homemade Sriracha. Well, for all those commenters who complained that Sriracha had become too mainstream, I have another homemade spicy condiment option: harissa. It was during a trip to Morocco last year where I was first exposed to harissa, a thick, hot paste of red chiles that's a staple in neighboring Algeria and Tunisia, and just recently making inroads in Morocco. Moroccans stir harissa into a broth to drizzle over couscous or dollop it into soups and stews. More

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