- A traditional Armenian dish similar to keşkek; a kind of homogeneous porridge made of previously stewed and boned chicken and coarsely ground soaked wheat.
- A North African spice mix, containing chillis, garlic and salt, used as both a condiment and an ingredient.
- 2000, Catherine Hanger, Morocco, page 37:
- Another sauce, mainly used as a condiment, is harissa, made from pulverised chillies, garlic, salt and olive oil. Harissa is not generically Moroccan, but nevertheless is often found accompanying tajines and couscous.
- 2008, Chris and Carolyn Caldicott, World Food Café 2, page 25:
- Tunisians love spicy food and harissa is the main ingredient used to provide the heat.
- 2010, Dave DeWitt, Pita Pockets Stuffed with Harissa-Spiced Moroccan Lamb Brochettes, in 1,001 Best Hot and Spicy Recipes, page 451,
- Harissa is a fiery pepper paste that is used as an ingredient in couscous and grilled dishes or as a condiment served on the side of a Moroccan meal.