Clay pot cooking: Chicken & Cilantro Stir-Fry

This is an aromatic recipe with juicy bites of chicken cooked in a tomato and onion base with an assortment of spices and topped off with cilantro! The MEC Tagine pans make great saute pans here's why: No need for oil or extra water/stock to cook the chicken/vegetables because almost ALL the steam is locked inside. This combined with the unique heat allows spices to penetrate deeper creating a moist and flavorful meal that is very nutritious too. Goes well with plain rice, flavored rice and/or any choice of breads. Read More

Simple and delicious clay pot recipes

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It just cannot be stressed enough how many delicious recipes you can make in your clay pot. It’s so versatile and it lends itself to so many types if cooking that we just can’t resist sharing yummy yummy clay pot recipes again and again. Stay tuned, as we will be adding new ideas and recipes …

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King of Healthy Soups – Lentils with Vegetables Soup

King of healthy soups made in clay pot 

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Because of the choice of ingredients – a healthy assortment of vegetables and lentils called pigeon peas and cooked with choice spices like cumin, turmeric, paprika and coriander powder– this soup has come to be known as the King of healthy soups.  It’s key or base ingredient, the pigeon peas with their distinctly delicious nutty

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Spinach with Potatoes

Preserve nutrients with MEC's healthy pots and pans

Spinach with Potatoes - Clay pot cooking Recently we’ve been answering questions regarding cooking spinach recipes in your clay pots.  Here’s a recipe we’d like to share with everyone — completely wholesome and delicious! One great advantage of cooking this in your clay pot is that, the complete recipe can be done in one pot.  While when cooking with metals you might …

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Pure-Clay Pot Fish Curry

Delicious Fish curry recipe made in a pure clay pot.

clay pot fish curryEven after people of the ancient Southeast Asian culture gradually switched from cooking in clay to metals, they have always cherished cooking their fish in clay this is partly because of a unique nutrient rich ingredient – tamarind, which is at its best only when cooked in clay.

Now we know that metal ions are …

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