Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Cheese Tajine with Couscous and a hot dip

The Handkäse is easily combined with food you will find in North African Culture. Instead of meat like lamb, chicken or beef the protein comes from the cheese. In this dish it is paired with a spicy yogurt sauce.
The tajine is a typical cook ware in Morokko. It is made of clay, filled with all ingredients of a dish and stored in an oven. The juices and the flavours work in an closed envirement.

Recipe for 4:
250 g couscous
500- 600 veg stock
200 g mixed veggies like peas and peppers
1 onion
200 g sour milk cheese
4 tbsp oil
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

Yogurt dressing:
200 g yogurt
100 g sour cream
1 clove of garlic
1 tsp hot chili powder

Cook the couscous in veg stock a marked on the package. Cube the bell peppers into small pieces, sautee them in oil and then let them cool down. Chop the cheese into small bits. Mix everything with the  couscous and salt, pepper, vinegar and oil.

Make the dressing and season it with salt and pepper to your liking.

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