Harissa is a north African condiment made of a paste of chilis and spices. It’s bold flavours are perfect for the summer and go well with all sorts of grilled meat, vegetables, and fish.



6 Tbs (90 mL) extra virgin olive oil

6 cloves garlic, minced

2 Tbs paprika

1 Tbs ground coriander

1 Tbs dried Aleppo pepper

1 tsp ground cumin

¾ tsp caraway seed

½ tsp salt


  1. Combine all ingredients in a pan and heat until bubbling and very fragrant, or microwave about 1 minute, stirring half way through. Let cool completely.

Tahini-Lemon Dipping Sauce

Yield: 1 cup


1/2 cup (120 mL) tahini

1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup (60 mL) extra virgin olive oil

2 Tbs cold water

1 tsp garlic, minced

1 tsp Za'atar

1/2 tsp kosher salt


  1. Blend all ingredients on medium speed for 30 seconds. If too thick, add additional cold water. Sauce should be smooth.

Both sauces go perfectly with our Savoury Summer Kebabs!

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