La Kama is a Moroccan spice mixture. It is altogether simpler than the complex ras el hanout and features a modest five spices. Use it to flavour soups and stews or as a rub with chicken or lamb.
- Dry-fry or roast the cinnamon and peppercorns in a heavy trying pan over medium heat to release their flavour.
- Grind the roasted spices to a powder and mix with the ginger, turmeric and nutmeg.
- Use at once or store in an airtight jar, away from heat or light.