Ras El Hanout

This Moroccan spice blend is usually sold in ground form - but traditionally, spice vendors would sell ras el hanout whole, or 'brut', like handfuls of potpourri.

Ras el hanout has 100's of different variations - often including fragrant rose petals, cloves, cumin, coriander and cardamom. It's rubbed into meat for grilling and braising for example Tagines, it's stirred into rice, and is a great addition to hand made chips and roast potatoes.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoon ground cumin.
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger.
  • 1 teaspoon salt.
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander seeds.
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne.
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice.

Method

Combine ingredients in a bowl store in the pantry and seeled glass jars for up to 4 weeks.

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