Recipe for Baba Ghanoush (Eggplant Dip) made with tahini, (sesame seed paste) garlic, eggplant, cayenne, olive oil and parsley.
This is a recipe for making your own tahini paste at home. You can use this paste for flavoring recipes such as humus or Baba Ganoush. The recipe only uses two ingredients, sesame seed and sesame oil both of which are easily obtained at most grocery stores.
In the US hummus is typically eaten as a snack or an appetizer. It's a simple combination of chickpeas (garbanzo beans) tahini paste, lemon juice and olive oil with a little optional paprika and cumin. The traditional bread to serve would be pita. Total time does not include the overnight soak time for the chickpeas.
"There must be as many recipes for ras el hanout as there are spice vendors in Morocco". Like so many traditional spice blends the recipes are often secret family recipes passed on through the generations. Recipes are typically complex and may include 30 or even more spices. On key spice is saffron. To obtain the most flavor use whole spices and m...