Made At Home – No. 2

Robin Boyle Herbs and Spices, Home-Made, Moroccan, Recipe

Over the last two decades, harissa, like preserved lemons, has become known largely through Moroccan recipes. Jars or tubes of harissa can be found but they tend to have a ‘mass produced’ texture and flavour, and thus they are often somewhat less satisfying than homemade versions. The key ingredients to harissa are chillies – hot red ones – and garlic. …

Made At Home – No. 1

Robin Boyle Australian, Herbs and Spices, Home-Made, Moroccan, Preserves: Savoury, Recipe

We have just returned from staying at Olive’s Cottage in Windermere for several days. With autumn well under way in Tasmania, the herbs were looking a little ragged and needing trimming while the lemon tree had a handful of fruit that needed to be picked. We were thus prompted to make three items we regularly make at home in Melbourne. …