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Simple Spiced Lamb Recipe for Beginners

Moroccan lamb stews are simple slow cooked cuisines since learning how to cook lamb recipes is a must in Morocco where lamb stew rules the cooking pot. Lamb recipes made with lamb stock and slow cooked for over 2 hours are best served with warm couscous, pita or flatbread. Our lamb dish is for those who like lamb cooked though low and slow rather than pink.  Simple Spiced Lamb Recipe for Beginners. Ingredients. 2 pounds lamb cut into small chunks. 2 cups cooked chickpeas. 2 large onions, chopped. 3 cloves garlic, crushed. 2 cups tomato juice. 2 large chopped tomatoes. 4 ounce dried apricots, cut in half. 1/2 cup dates. 1/2 cup raisins. 3 ounce flaked almonds. 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper. 2 teaspoon ground black pepper. 1½ tablespoon paprika. 1½ tablespoon ground ginger. 1 tablespoon turmeric. 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon. 1 teaspoon saffron. 1 tablespoon honey. 3 cups lamb stock. 2 tablespoon olive oil. 2 tablespoon argon oil. Directions. Place the cayenne, black pepper, pap

Make Shiro Bean Puree and Injera Bread

How to make simple North Ethiopia shiro bean puree to eat with injera bread. Shiro is a soup puree Shiro is a soup puree whose primary ingredient is puree beans with the addition of minced onions, garlic and Berbere spice. Berbere is a hot spice blend that is an integral ingredient in Ethiopian cuisine whose name means hot in the Amharic language and is pronounced bear-bear-ee. Northern Ethiopia shiro bean puree ingredients and directions. Ingredients. Two 15-ounce cans chickpea or garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed. 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth. 2 large onions, chopped finely. 4 cloves garlic, minced finely. 1/2 cup ground dried spicy chilies. 1/4 cup ground paprika. 1 teaspoon ground powdered ginger. 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom. 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander. 1/2 teaspoon ground fenugreek seeds. 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg. 1/4 teaspoon salt. 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder. 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves. 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon. 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice. 2 tablespoons olive

The African Gourmet

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Indulge in our delectable food dishes that serve as a delightful and flavorful gateway to the rich diversity of the African continent.

Moroccan Pastilla Pie

Moroccan Pastilla Pie

If you're hesitant about trying African food, let me assure you that Moroccan Pastilla Pie offers a delightful culinary adventure. Moroccan Pastilla, or Bastilla or B'stilla, is a traditional Moroccan dish typically served as a special occasion or festive dish. It consists of layers of flaky pastry filled with a mixture of spiced meat, usually chicken or pigeon, along with almonds, eggs, and a hint of sweetness from ingredients like cinnamon and powdered sugar. Traditional Moroccan Pastilla recipes often include a layer of scrambled eggs. Feel free to add beaten eggs to the chicken and almond mixture during the cooking process if you prefer. The pastry is then baked until golden and crispy.

Moroccan Merguez Sausage

Moroccan Merguez Sausage

Merguez is a spicy North African sausage traditionally made from ground lamb or beef and flavored with spices such as paprika, cumin, garlic, and chili. It is often grilled or pan-fried and served with bread or Merguez is commonly used in dishes like tagines, couscous, and stews.