“Head of the Shop” Spice Mixture: Ras el Hanout

Ras el Hanout
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground ginger
3/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground coriander seeds
1/2 tsp cayenne
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1/4 tsp ground cloves
Combine all of the spices together in a small bowl.  The spice blend may be kept in an airtight container for one month.
This aromatic spice blend is a familiar mix in Moroccan cuisine. It can readily be used as a rub, in a marinade or as a seasoning in tagines or stews.

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