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Maghreb Five Spice

Maghreb Five Spice


INGREDIENTS: Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Coriander, Cloves, Nutmeg


"Maghreb Five Spice" is a blend of spices that hails from North Africa, specifically the Maghreb region. The Maghreb comprises the countries of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania, and has a rich history of trade and cultural exchange with other Mediterranean and African countries. The spice blend reflects this history, combining flavors from the region with those from other parts of the world.


The ingredients in "Maghreb Five Spice" include black pepper, cinnamon, coriander, cloves, and nutmeg. Each spice adds a unique flavor and aroma to the blend. Black pepper provides a spicy and slightly bitter taste, while cinnamon adds warmth and sweetness. Coriander has a citrusy and slightly sweet flavor, and cloves contribute a strong and sweet aroma. Nutmeg adds a nutty and slightly sweet flavor to the blend.


This versatile spice blend is perfect for seasoning a variety of dishes, including stews, tagines, and roasted vegetables. Its unique combination of flavors adds depth and complexity to any dish.


Here's a simple recipe that uses "Maghreb Five Spice" to add a delicious flavor to roasted carrots:


  • 1 pound carrots, peeled and cut into sticks
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon "Maghreb Five Spice"
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • In a bowl, combine the carrot sticks, olive oil, "Maghreb Five Spice," salt, and pepper.
  • Toss the carrot sticks to coat them with the spice blend and oil.
  • Arrange the carrot sticks in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  • Roast the carrot sticks in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until they are tender and golden brown.
  • Serve hot as a side dish.


"Maghreb Five Spice" Grilled Lamb Chops:


  • 4 lamb chops
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons "Maghreb Five Spice"
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, "Maghreb Five Spice," salt, and black pepper.

  • Brush the spice mixture over both sides of the lamb chops, making sure to coat them evenly.

  • Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.

  • Grill the lamb chops for 4-5 minutes per side for medium-rare or until desired doneness is reached.

  • Remove the lamb chops from the grill and let them rest for 5 minutes before serving.


These "Maghreb Five Spice" Grilled Lamb Chops are a delicious way to showcase the flavors of North African cuisine. The blend of spices adds depth and complexity to the tender and juicy lamb chops. Enjoy with a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad.






"Maghreb Five Spice" is a testament to the cultural exchange and history of the Maghreb region. Its unique blend of spices adds depth of flavor to any dish and is perfect for those who appreciate the taste of North African cuisine.


We grind all of them together and package them just before shipping to ensure you get the freshest blend we can create.


    INGREDIENTS: Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Coriander, Cloves, Nutmeg


    Unfortunately, we can't accept returns, however, if you are unhappy with your spices, we want to know.


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