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Harissa is a counterpart to an Asian sambal, although very much hotter on the palate as it has not been mellowed by cooking or had the addition of sugar.
Made with a base of roasted red capsicums with fiery chillis and spices added. It has a warming flavour profile and is traditionally served as a condiment, like a relish.
As with all chilli preparations, test the water first, taste, and then use accordingly.
Christine Manfield’s Harissa was the most popular item we sold in our store from 2003 to 2012 by a country mile. Her harissa is more versatile than the products that come in a tube (pictured left) these are blow-your-head-off hot.
Ensure if you are using any other harissa than CM’s, try before adding to your dish.
Try Christine’s Grilled Harissa Spatchcock recipe if you’d like to play.
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