Posts Tagged‘Breads’

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15 Recipe Ideas for Day Old Bread

In  Morocco it’s almost unheard of to throw away bread. Even though it is consumed at least three times a day and there inevitably is bread leftover, it is saved, reused if possible and if not, put into the garbage in a separate bag.  It’s then often fed to animals. Instead of letting these day-old pieces go to waste, why not give them a second life? Now, want my recipe for an easy chocolate chip bread pudding?  It’s a great dessert or sweet breakfast for a special occasion.  You might want to double this recipe because everyone at my house…

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#SeriousSandwich Bread – Emeril’s Brioche Loaf and Stuffed French Toast

Most of my bread baking has been confined to the gluten-free variety lately. I knew that I wanted to tackle this brioche recipe in Kicked Up Sandwiches almost as soon as I saw it.  Brioche can be somewhat intimidating.  There’s a a lot of butter and a lot of eggs that go into making it. My attempts in the past haven’t been failures but they weren’t highly successful either. It’s usually a struggle for me to stick exactly to a recipe but I followed this one to a “T”. All I can say is I wish I could work out…

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Rogan Josh Stuffed Bread {Whole Foods Giveaway}

Cooking in someone else’s kitchen is no easy task. When it’s a bachelor’s kitchen the challenge is ten-fold. To prepare for our trip I packed two boxes of food and flours (gluten free) as well as kitchen tools that I thought I would need. I should have packed more. I tossed in a few packages of Saffron Road Simmer Sauce for quick and easy iftars and dinners. When we’re at home we tend to make a big iftar that includes dinner. We do this so that we can all eat together instead of having to feed the kids one dinner,…

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The Gluten Free Bread That Made MarocBaba Smile Again

This is a scene from a hanut or corner store in Morocco. Hanuts are everywhere, in fact it’s nearly impossible to go more than 2 blocks without coming across one.  They sell all types of things but most importantly they sell bread.  See the counter lined with breads?  I can count at least seven different kinds. Of all the elements of Moroccan food bread is the most important. It’s cheap (1 -2 dirham a loaf or about 40 cents) and it’s used both as a means of filling up and as a utensil.  Bread is eaten three times and a…

Bread Baking Day: Low Gluten Palestinian Ka’ak bil Simsim

  I’m not really a baker but I have mastered turning out perfect loaves of fresh Moroccan round bread. When I saw this months theme for bread baking day on Ya Salam Cookings’ website I knew I wanted to participate. My friend Amnah at Little Life of Mine was game too. She was ready to make Moroccan bread and I thought I’d give a Palestinian bread a try (our two “respective” countries).   I searched a bit and asked for her advice and settled on Palestinian Ka’ak bil Simsim (not sure what Ka’ak means but bil Simsim – is with…

Gluten Free Moroccan Cooking {Harcha}

I want to give you a little heads up.  Right now I am studying to take the LSAT exam.  I’ve finally decided to make my law school dream a reality and am preparing myself for this first step.  The test is for the middle of February so I am cramming!  I don’t want to take a long break from writing however I know I will not have the time to make new meals or put together long posts.  I’ve asked some of my readers, friends and followers to help me out by sharing some of their stories to keep you…

American Breakfast: Duffy’s Delight

My mom cooked a lot when I was young but this recipe will ALWAYS stick with me and remind me of her. Whenever we had a family get together that involved brunch my mom made this dish.  Smelling it cooking immediately reminds me of Christmas morning when all of my family would come to our house to see all the presents Santa brought.  I’ve always liked this even as a young child.  I’m happy to say it’s also the first “casserole” my husband has liked! It’s really super simple and a great make ahead breakfast because it can be (and should be!) refrigerated…

Food of the Sun: Kalinti – An ode to Tangier

I’m not a baker so this challenge was really a challenge for me.  I might have cheated a little bit with this recipe but I was really intrigued and wanted to give it a shot.  My Twitter friend @M_Benaj, a Tangier native, told me about this dish that is special to Tangier.  Although I’ve been to Tangier I had never even seen this.  I guess we weren’t close enough to the locals! Kalinti is a street food – sold for a few dirham and eaten hot. That being said, I’m not really sure what this should taste like!  I will…