A hot sauce or paste used in North African cuisine, made from chili peppers, paprika, and olive oil.
- In the past two weeks I have barbecued skinny lamb chops marinated in spicy harissa, Greek sausages, calamari and some beautiful little sardines.
- A little ready-made harissa (hot chilli paste) will turn up the heat, Lamour-style.
- Whether it's kimchi in Korea, harissa in Tunisia, or achar in India, spicy condiments remain constant in the daily meals of very different countries.
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