MarocMama

A Fearless Guide to Food and Travel

Tandoori Spiced Popcorn for a #SundaySupper Snack
You may have heard there’s a little event going on today.  Well, if you live in the US you couldn’t have missed it.  It’s Superbowl time!  For those of my readers who don’t know it’s a football game and an excuse for many Americans to overindulge in food, alcohol... Read more
Crispy Samosas with Homemade Ranch Dipping Sauce
If your kids are anything like mine, they’re condiment crazy. Every few weeks, as I make my shopping list I have to re-check the door of the fridge to see what’s missing this week. MarocBaba, who for the longest time wouldn’t touch salad dressing or dipping sauce has become... Read more
Ma’akouda – The Moroccan “French Fry”
  It was after a long morning on the beach of Essaouira that we stumbled into the medina to find something for lunch.  Well equipped with a list of requests from the rest of the family we found a “snak” stand to place a very large order.  It was... Read more
When we moved back to the Midwest I left behind a lot of really great friends.  For many months I really felt like I would never find even a single friend let alone several.  But I have been very blessed to meet several ladies that I am honored to... Read more
  See that? It’s probably one of the most recognizable symbols around the world. I’ve always dreamed of the day I made it to France to see L’tour Eiffel up close and personal. On our way to Morocco we had a 13 hour layover in Paris and there was... Read more
My kids LOVE pumpkin seeds.  Actually they love any kind of seeds or nuts, sunflower seeds, soybeans, almonds, peanuts, squash seeds, you name it and roast it -they eat it.  We had two organic pumpkins to carve for fall/Halloween and while I had dreams of roasting and eating the... Read more
Dips and scoop-able salads are really big at our house.  It seems to me that in Middle Eastern/North African cuisine dips are just an excuse to eat more fantastic bread.  I’m ok with that.  I came up with this dip during Ramadan as a side dish for iftar.  It... Read more

Lasagna Cups

American Food September 11, 2011 1

  Maybe you’ve been noticing that I haven’t been posting as much lately.  I have to confess I haven’t been here as much as normal.  Over the last few months I’ve been struggling with some pretty nasty wrist pain (in both wrists).  While I first wrote it off as... Read more