By Seomul Evans
Moroccan tagines are a single clay oven cooking pot that you can use to cook any meal, including delicious Moroccan food. When you begin using Moroccan tagines, you will soon see that you will retain all of the flavor of the meal, as well as the nutrition of the foods, all together in one dish. The tagine is a very commonly used cooking implement in Morocco and can be used as a way to bring your food from the oven to the table in an exotic as well as decorative manner.
There are different sizes when it comes to Moroccan tagines, the size you choose to use depends upon the amount of food you need to cook at any given time. They are relatively inexpensive and can be used to cook any type of food. Moroccan recipes are very Mediterranean and use lamb and chicken as well as vegetables in the cuisine. In order to make authentic Moroccan recipes, you need to use Moroccan tagines.
If you have ever been fortunate enough to go to Morocco, you will note that the Moroccans love cooking and preparing their meals in a tagine. Instead of preparing separate meals in different pots, the tagine enables you to cook the entire meal in one clay pot that can then be brought to the table. This allows for all of the flavors to be blended in together. Not only is it healthy to eat Moroccan cooking, but it is also healthier to eat it in this natural way, rather than using artificial means to cook such as aluminum and steel. The clay that makes up the Moroccan tagines is natural and has been a part of Moroccan cooking for centuries.
You can opt for smaller tagines and make Moroccan recipes in them or you can also use a large tagine. The large tagine will enable you to cook a meal for the entire family. Because the meal is being cooked in the enclosed clay tagine, it cooks quickly and evenly without losing any flavors of the individual foods that are being cooked. It enables you to use less energy to heat up the tagine, making it not only decorative as a way of cooking, but economical and healthy as well.
You can use these Morccan tagines to cook any type of food, although you should try some Moroccan recipes if you have never before done so. Moroccan food is easy to make and the tagines make it even easier. The tagine does all of the cooking for you.
Instead of frying food or using excess energy to heat up food in aluminum pots, you can use Moroccan tagines to cook not only Moroccan food but any other type of recipes. Once you have used the tagines, which are easy to clean as well, you will wonder how you ever got along without them. These clay pots that can cook an entire meal in a lot less time than you would use to cook in a western manner will not only save you time, but will enable you to prepare healthy meals for your family in a short amount of time. Whether you use them for your own recipes or for Moroccan recipes, once you start using Moroccan tagines to prepare your dinners, you will not want to use anything else.
About the Author: Seomul Evans is a senior
expert with The Moroccan Bazaar a Dallas base
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