Tagine is a dish, which is given the name after a special pot that is used to cook it. Tagine is a special recipe of North African cuisines and especially eaten in Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. In Cyprus, a dish named Tawas is also similar to Tagine.

About Tagine

The tagine pot has a heavy flat circular bottom with low sides with a dome shape cover. The cover rests inside the sides of the dish and keeps all the steam inside the dish while cooking. After cooking, the cover is removed and the base dish is taken to the table for serving. Tagine dish is made of clay and glazed with paint. In Europe, the dish is now created with heavy cast iron bottom.

Tagine recipes

Moroccan Tagine is a stew cooked at slow-fire. Stew contains meat, sauce and vegetables. Slow cooking allows the meat and vegetables to cook evenly and thoroughly that gives a nice aroma. Another popular tagine recipe is Tunisian tagine. It is very different from Moroccan tagine and is cooked somewhat like Italian frittata. It can be made with seafood or only with vegetables.

Tagine Blogs

Ryan Gosling ‘abandons’ Tagine, Diners Distraught

Ryan Gosling ‘abandons’ Tagine, Diners Distraught On : 14-Nov-2012 By : celebrity_diet

Canadian Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Gosling seems to have abandoned ' Tagine ', the Beverly Hills restaurant in which he is an investor. It has been months since he set food inside the restaurant, as per a waiter who works there. In fact,...

Top 10 Moroccan Cook Books

Top 10 Moroccan Cook Books On : 14-Mar-2012 By : Sweetcandy

Moroccan cuisine is rated as the best food from the region and enjoyed all over the world. The related cook books offer a glimpse into the rich culinary heritage of Morocco and include a great collection of the some of the most authentic and traditional...

Traditional Moroccan Lunch Menu

Traditional Moroccan Lunch Menu On : 15-Apr-2009 By : ifoodiee

A Moroccan lunch should be on your cards if you are dreaming up a unique, exotic and elaborate midday meal. Choose a weekend so that you can concentrate on an exciting Moroccan lunch menu. Lunch is the most important meal for the Moroccans, for the same...

Middle Eastern Kitchen Essentials

Middle Eastern Kitchen Essentials On : 12-Sep-2011 By : emilyvyomahallaway

  Middle Eastern kitchen tools are simple yet unique to the region. Here is a reference guide to give you an insight about how and using which tools can you set up a kitchen that has all the Middle Eastern kitchen Essentials. ...

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