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Definition: Harissa

A hot sauce from Tunisia that is usually made with garlic, cumin, coriander, caraway, olive oil, and hot chilies. It's a great companion to couscous and is used to flavor soups, stews, and other main dishes. The paste is sold in tubes or jars in most Middle Eastern grocers and gourmet markets.


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Zeinobia Zeinobia 9 years
Well Harissa in Egypt surely is not a spicy sauce but a sweet dessert ,very sweet one lol :)
Diana172 Diana172 9 years
It even *looks* spicy.
fragiletearz fragiletearz 9 years
looks yum!
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
ccsugar ccsugar 9 years
Mmm yeah post a recipe!
daddio49 daddio49 9 years
jmt - do you have a good recipe? it sounds delicious!
jmt jmt 9 years
You can also make it: it's easy and it lasts in the fridge for weeks. It's delicious, delicious, delicious.
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