Ras-el-hanout Cauliflower Salad on Couscous

By Alex Zar

Moroccan Magic: Cooking with Ras-El-Hanout and Saffron

"Unleash the Exotic Flavours of Morocco in Your Kitchen"

Exploring the Exotic Ras-El-Hanout with Saffron

Welcome to a tantalising journey where the vibrant cultures of Morocco meet your kitchen! Ras-El-Hanout with Saffron is not just a spice blend; it's a passport to the exotic and aromatic world of Moroccan cuisine. This unique blend marries the rich, complex flavours of traditional Ras-El-Hanout with the luxurious touch of premium saffron. Each pinch takes you closer to the bustling streets of Fez and the heartwarming comforts of Moroccan hospitality.

The Versatility of Ras-El-Hanout in Cooking

Whether you're a culinary expert or a home cook, Ras-El-Hanout offers endless possibilities. Its versatility shines in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Imagine transforming a simple lamb stew into a Moroccan delicacy or elevating your vegetable roast with just a sprinkle. This spice blend is your secret ingredient for impressing dinner guests with an array of dishes brimming with the authentic flavours of Morocco.

Health Benefits of Premium Saffron in Ras-El-Hanout

Incorporating Ras-El-Hanout with Saffron isn't just a treat for your taste buds; it's a boon for your health too. Saffron, a star component of this blend, is known for its immune-boosting properties. This ancient spice has been revered for its health benefits, which range from mood enhancement to being a powerful antioxidant. Adding this blend to your meals means you're not just cooking; you're also nurturing your well-being.

Ras-el-hanout Cauliflower Salad on Couscous


Let's bring the magic of Moroccan cuisine to your table with this simple yet exquisite recipe. Here’s how to make Ras-el-hanout Cauliflower Salad on Couscous:

  • Ingredients:

    • 2 teaspoons Ras-el-hanout + Saffron spice blend
    • Half head of cauliflower, thick slices
    • Cooking oil
    • 4 unpeeled garlic cloves
    • Yoghurt, mint leaves, sunflower seeds
    • 100 g couscous
  • Method:

    1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
    2. Arrange cauliflower in a pan, add garlic, drizzle with oil and sprinkle with the spice blend.
    3. Roast until golden. Optionally, toast sunflower seeds separately.
    4. Prepare couscous with boiled water or vegetable stock, cover for 5-10 minutes.
    5. Serve couscous with roasted cauliflower, sunflower seeds, yoghurt, and mint.

Cooking Tips and Variations with Ras-El-Hanout

Ras-El-Hanout is your canvas for culinary creativity! Experiment with different vegetables or proteins. Slow-cooked lamb or roasted carrots take on a new life with this blend. Adjust the quantity to suit your taste, and remember, this spice blend pairs wonderfully with both bold and subtle flavours. Let your imagination and taste buds guide you!

Ras el Hanout cauliflower salad with Saffron

Bringing Moroccan Flavours to Your Kitchen

Embracing Ras-El-Hanout with Saffron in your cooking is like opening a door to a rich culinary tradition. It's an invitation to experiment, to taste, and to enjoy the diverse flavours of Morocco right in your home. So go ahead, sprinkle some Ras-El-Hanout, and let every meal be a celebration of flavours and wellness.

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