This recipe for harissa from The Wimpy Vegetarian is a homemade gift that any cook will love. The paste is made from a combination of red peppers, tomatoes, garlic, and a variety of spices. Whether you are a vegetarian or not, this North African condiment is a versatile ingredient. You can add harissa to soups, marinate meat and vegetables, or use it as a base for vinaigrette. To make harissa at home, click here.