Tart and a tiny bit salty, preserved lemons impart a smooth citrus flavor to dishes without the usual sharp acidity of fresh lemon juice.
Combine them with butter and capers to make a tangy sauce for fish or boiled new potatoes, or chop them into olive oil for a simple salad dressing. Similarly, harissa can swing all kinds of ways. We like it smeared on fish and burgers, or mixed with mayonnaise and spread on sandwiches or raw veggies. At $12 each, these Les Moulins Mahjoub products are available at better kitchen stores, or order from www.therogerscollection.com.