Cooking with the tagine

COOKING WITH THE TANJINE In Morocco, the most important way of preparation is this Cooking with the tagine, a saucepan with a cone-shaped lid. In the tagine, stews, ragouts with meat or fish and vegetables are slowly cooked in their own juice. The secret of the cooking utensil, traditionally made of clay, is the conical lid. As the temperature rises, the steam rises in the lid, condenses there and falls back onto the food. In this way it retains its natural aromas, remains juicy and tasteful. That Aroma of dishes prepared with the tagine is indescribable. The composition of fresh vegetables, spices and herbs with high-quality olive oil works particularly well when the flavors of spicy and sweet are harmoniously...

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