The North African Pantry

If you’d like to prepare the delicious and healthy foods of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya and Egypt here are some of the items you might want to keep on hand to make meal preparation easier. 

Dried Goods

  • Preserved Lemons
  • Olives (tan, black, green, pimiento)
  • Canned fish: tuna, sardines, anchovies
  • Almonds, pine nuts, hazelnuts
  • Raisins
  • Honey
  • dried dates, figs, apricots
  • Couscous (whole wheat, pearl)
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils

Spices & Spice Blends

  • Chermoula (fish marinade)
  • Harissa (red pepper paste)
  • Ras al Hanout (mixture of Moroccan spices)
  • Allspice
  • Bay leaves (fresh and dried)
  • Black Pepper (peppercorns)
  • Cardamom
  • Cinnamon (ground and sticks)
  • Coriander
  • Cumin
  • Ginger
  • Paprika
  • Sea salt

Oils & Fats

  • Argan oil
  • Olive oil
  • Smen (salted butter)
  • Ghee (clarified butter)

Fresh Produce

  • Apricots
  • Carrots
  • Dates
  • Pears
  • Figs
  • Oranges
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes

Fish & Seafood

  • Anchovies
  • Cod
  • Monkfish
  • Sardines
  • Shrimp

Poultry

  • Chicken

Red Meats & Game

  • Lamb
  • Rabbit

 

COOKWARE

Tagines

World Market

Williams-Sonoma

Emile Henry

 

Related Pages:

The Halal Pantry