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Spice mix

Ras el hanout

Original name

Ras el hanout
« Ras Al Hanoute » means the head of the grocery store. It is a famous Moroccan spice mixture over the world.
The composition and proportions of this mixture of spices are complicated! A knowledge that is passed from generation to generation of Moroccan herbalists. Families buy it from the herbalist of the neighborhood.

This mixture is used to enhance the flavor of many dishes of Moroccan cuisine. It has strong flavors and aromas, thus it must be used carefully in the cuisine. A small amount of it can transform the taste of the dish.

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