We’re baaaaack!

So after an uber-long hiatus that involved both of my kids spending a few months, yes that’s right – months! with grandmas and grandpas, we will all be together on Tuesday. And boy are there some changes. 1. We’ve physically moved! We left Washington DC at the beginning of August and are now in Wisconsin, […]

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Harira Marrakech Style

For people who don’t know much about Moroccan food, the one thing they often have tasted is harira. This soup is a staple in Morocco especially during Ramadan. I often make batches of this weekly and freeze so that we can easily heat up a bowl. I especially loved this when Ramadan was in winter, […]

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Zucchini Fries

My husband asked me to make the argan tagine again last night, but I wanted to do something else than the normal French fries that I make with it. We had two zucchini’s in our fridge on the cusp of going soft. I have acquired a penchant for zucchini these days and it dawned on […]

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Beef Tagine with Argan

One of the little known treasures of Morocco is a special oil that comes from the south of the country. It is made from the seeds of an Argan tree. Argan trees grow in semi-desert conditions and are endangered. The oil is very rare. The traditional harvesting method was by picking the seeds out of […]

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Flavor Principles

In light of my slight diversion from cooking as of recent I am still trying to post in the same vein, hoping for some inspiration to whip something tasty up! I found this article in a random web search. It ultimately is what I was going to write but the author has done such a […]

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Traveler’s Challenge

i did it!!!! i was really really wanting to do something creative and i managed to do it!!! Tina at travelingmama started a traveler’s challenge last week and although this entry is late at least i did it. i also did the week two challenge. here are my entries; Inspiration Traveler’s Challenge Week One Interpretation […]

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