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Afghani Chicken Pulao

In International Food by Amanda Mouttaki1 Comment

Earlier this week I made an Afghani inspired chicken pulao dish that was a delicious hit. ¬†Truth be told, before we moved to Washington DC in 2007, I had never …

Amanda MouttakiAfghani Chicken Pulao
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Moroccan Lamb and Fig Tajine

In Moroccan Food by Amanda Mouttaki4 Comments

A few months ago we went to have dinner at Ksar Essaoussan in Marrakech. It’s a riad that has been remade into a restaurant, and unlike many riads here, has …

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Homemade Sea Salt Soft Pretzels

In American Food by Amanda Mouttaki1 Comment

Last week K casually came to me and asked, “Mom, can you make some Lego marshmallows, please?” Lego marshmallows? What are those?¬† I promised him that I would look online …

Amanda MouttakiHomemade Sea Salt Soft Pretzels