MarocMama

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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... Read more
#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... Read more
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.... Read more
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... Read more
  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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more