MarocMama

A Fearless Guide to Food and Travel

Slow Cooker Harissa Meatballs
Is it just me or have the last five months gone by incredibly fast? I can’t believe that June is part way through. Last year I was so organized and prepared for Ramadan way ahead of time and this year I feel like I’m grasping for straws. This will... Read more
Crunchy Cauliflower Goat Cheese Hummus
Have you ever loved a food so much but your partner/child/parent/special someone didn’t share that same love? It stinks! We share so much of ourselves and our lives through the food we make and share. Sure you can always avoid it and look for a mutually favorite food or... Read more
Moroccan Harissa Spiked Chili for #SundaySupper
When the temperatures begin to dip the first thing people reach for are soups and stews. But, by this time of winter the novelty of those hearty, warming foods has worn off. Where is spring, already?!? Here in Morocco, winter is nothing like the upper Midwest. Our day time... Read more
Lemongrass Basil Couscous Cakes
“Save it for a rainy day.” I must have heard this phrase a hundred times growing up and when MarocBaba moved to the US it was one of the first idioms he learned in English. My dad said (and still says!) this regularly in reference to just about anything... Read more
Stuffed Green Queen Olives with Garlic Infused Olive Oil for #SundaySupper
When I found out this weeks’ #SundaySupper theme was tapas I was one of the first to sign up a recipe. I have always loved tapas, and after experiencing the real thing in Spain a few months ago, it’s safe to say I’ll forever love them! There are many... Read more
64 Healthy Party Foods for New Year’s Eve and Game Day
Raise your hand if you promised you would lay off the buffet lines, dessert table, and everything else that’s “not good for you” once the holiday season was over. Now, raise your hand if you’ve already broken that promise! With New Year’s Eve only a few days away, bowl... Read more
MarocBaba LOVES chicken wings. Whenever we go out somewhere, he often orders them and I cringe at the price. In most places, the price breaks down to about $1 a piece. Chicken wings are some of the cheapest cuts of meat out there! So, instead of paying through the... Read more
Garlic Shrimp Bruschetta for Your Valentine #SundaySupper
                    Thursday is Valentine’s Day, an (in my opinion) over-hyped, commercialized holiday – at least where we live. you might be wondering why in the world I’m blogging about this then. I think that any opportunity we have to show... Read more