Krachel

I’ve never eaten a hot cross bun, in fact I’m not really sure what they even are but I remember the little song from nursery school and when I had krachel in Morocco I thought about hot cross buns – again not sure why. These are tasty little breakfast buns that I love to eat […]

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Water and Morocco

I don’t usually write a whole lot about Morocco in general but this is something I hope to add more to my blog. We are very serious about moving back to Morocco one day (don’t ask when that day might be). I have always loved visiting and the summer that I spent in Marrakech was […]

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Why not Marrakech?

I think that I have mentioned this before but almost all of my cooking inspiration comes from Marrakech my husbands hometown. Moroccan cooking varies by region, similar to the US. The first time I went to Marrakech was in 2004 and I knew very little about the city or Morocco in general for that matter, […]

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Snowy Day go away!

Yes that’s right it is October 15th and snowing outside – not flurries, full blown large fluffy flakes – ew that is all I can say about this.  Today I have high hopes to do some baking.  We are out of bread which is akin to blasphemy in my home – it’s simply not done!  […]

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Chicken Shawarma: Street Food 102

In Djem al Fna (a big public square chock-full of food stalls and vendors) in Marrakech there are small stores that sell shawarma. On my first visit to Morocco – a tour guide box tour mind you – we did not eat any street food. However thanks to my falling in love with my husband […]

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Moroccan Potato Salad

This was one of the very first Moroccan dish I learned how to make. It involved me cooking rice that was not of the Minute variety and learning that overcooked potatoes turn to mush very fast. Our oldest son loved this salad when we went to visit grandma when he was just 15 months old. […]

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