MarocMama

A Fearless Guide to Food and Travel

Leftover Remix: Soup Frijol con Carne #SundaySupper
I often have leftover rice but the main dish has been eaten up.  I don’t think rice reheats very well but I have remade it into fried rice.  As I was getting ready for this week’s Sunday Supper I came across another use.  I’m making Frijol con Carne in... Read more
An Edible Mosaic: Meat and Vegetable Casserole with Pomegranate
I am no stranger to Middle Eastern food though many Moroccan “foodies” would argue that Moroccan food isn’t Middle Eastern food.  I would tend to agree with that.  This recipe is a great example of just how true that is.  I am participating with several other food bloggers taking... Read more
Skinha or Dafina – The Slow – Slow Cooked Meal
I had really great intentions of getting this post up earlier this week but work got in the way.  I hate it when that happens!  Today is the last day of Hanukkah and so I wanted to make sure that I shared this post before it was too late.... Read more
My kids are on their way back to school Tuesday. This mama is going to release a big sigh of relief when it happens. I loved having my kids around this summer, we did a lot of really fun things but sometimes it’s just too much! Since I’ve started... Read more
Rogan Josh Banh Mi
Banh mi is a Vietnamese word meaning bread and most commonly refers to a baguette filled with sandwich toppings.  Like Morocco, Vietnam was a French colony/protectorate.  Wherever the French went they left their indelible mark of bread and boulevards. In Morocco the bocadillo sandwich, a baguette filled with a... Read more
One of the best things I have found to supplement the lack of bread since moving to a more gluten-free existence (we’re about 80% GF – 20% no) are corn tortillas. Amazingly these guys have so many different uses! While we love a good taco bar as much as... Read more
Have you ever seen Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre Foods Morocco?  If so you saw khlii.  Overall I was disappointed with this episode because frankly it just wasn’t that bizarre to me!  When he tried khlii it was labeled as rotten meat.  It’s not rotten meat.  Khlii is made from beef... Read more
On the weekends I usually take a little more time to prepare larger meals and favorite foods.  For me during the week it’s just too hard to keep up and I’m usually too tired for any major cooking after a day at work.  I try and circumvent a lot... Read more