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Zaatar Flat Bread

Zaatar Flat Bread

Moroccan Food December 16, 2010 1

  Doesn’t it just look so tasty with the thyme mixed in?? I’ve finally worked up enough courage to start playing around with my basic Moroccan bread recipe to come up with some variations.  On my first attempt it’s safe to say it was a success!  This is a... Read more
Argan Banana Muffins
There’s not much baking that goes on in this house.  There are two reasons for that 1) I don’t like to measure things and 2) baking usually equals something sweet and generally not good for me so I try to just avoid it altogether.  I promised that I would... Read more
I’ve posted my recipe before on making Moroccan bread (khobz) and you can find my recipe here.  The fun thing about this bread is that it’s pretty forgiving.  You can use different kinds of flours, mixtures of flours, rising time and making it into different shapes.  Traditionally it is... Read more
Braided Herb Bread
Usually I make bread daily, but it’s the round Moroccan kind. For a party I hosted yesterday I decided to try something a little different and a quick yeast bread was in order. I found a recipe in one of my mom’s magazines and tweeked with some changes for our... Read more
Sfinge – Moroccan doughnuts!
Palm Sunday and reed strings. The first time my husband brought home sfinge I was shocked thinking, “what it’s Palm Sunday and they celebrate it here?” Except wait they get doughnuts with their palms?? Weird! But no it wasn’t that because it was August. These tasty, delicious doughnuts are... Read more
Moroccan Recipe: Bread or Khobz
I don’t know if there’s anything more Moroccan than a round loaf of bread. Nope. There’s not. Let’s just say no one in Morocco is going to be doing the Atkin’s diet anytime soon. Bread is so prevalent and ingrained (haha ingrained) in Moroccan culture my husband can not... Read more
Rghaif is my husband’s favorite food, and I’ve just recently really figured out how to make this the way that he likes it. Often times you will find this sold as street food however I am not a fan of onions and this is really loaded with them. It’s... Read more
It took me sometime to realize that there are many different kinds of Moroccan bread that are actually made at home. And each one serves a different purpose. Batbout is a Moroccan pita, or an American equivalent of sandwich bread. It’s for a quick lunch (I loved eating it... Read more