Villa Jerada Moroccan Harissa - 8 oz jar
The Villa Jerada Harissa represents the story of Mehdi returning back to his Moroccan roots. In every Moroccan Souk, store and home you will find this spicy condiment used as either a base for cooking, or as a garnish to add spice to your meal. Harrissa remains a staple in the Moroccan kitchen, much like Ketchup, Tabasco or Siracha is in many American homes. Though some key ingredients remain essential to every Harissa recipe, variances do exist, setting some apart from the other.
How is Villa Jerada’s recipe any different from what’s in the market today? Well first, though this sauce remains prevalent in Morocco, its influence on this recipe goes beyond the geography of my native country and past the vibrant street culture that comprised of my upbringing, to the center of where my love for food began.
My mother’s kitchen was abundant, with delicious smells and full of love. It is an enduring memory that guides me on my journey of exploring and sharing my culture through food.
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