MarocMama

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Grilled Manchego Cheese with Quince Paste, Pears and Walnut Butter
Does this bread not scream fall? When I stopped by the bakery and saw trays of this beautiful bread fresh out of the oven I knew I had to scoop up a loaf and make something really delicious. It doesn’t take too much convincing for me to try new... Read more
Moroccan Spicy Sweet Apple Croissants
It feels like fall has been slowly making an appearance here.  Summer was long and hot, a very un-traditional Midwestern summer. In July local apple orchards began reporting they wouldn’t have apples available to pick, they were expecting the trees wouldn’t produce because of the fruit. Thankfully some were... Read more
Almond Peach Cobbler
When I first opened my foodie penpals box a few weeks ago I could smell the peaches. I’m sure that my penpal didn’t go to a peach farm and pick these however just knowing they were much fresher than what turns up in our grocery store.  The smell immediately... Read more
Gluten-Free Biscuits and Chicken Sausage Gravy
When I was growing up my family would take regular vacations to Florida. We didn’t travel the luxurious way (i.e. airplane) we drove.  From the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Florida is a 27 hour drive at least.  Not so much fun when you’re stuck in van hour upon... Read more
Apple Pear Galette with Jarlsberg Cheese {Gluten-Free}
  Desserts and breakfast treats have, by far been the hardest items for me to replicate in a gluten-free version.  They also are the things that MarocBaba misses the most.  I think we all miss it.  I haven’t felt like it’s fair to enjoy these treats when I know... Read more
It’s here, it’s here! One of the most requested video tutorials is finally here! If you’ve been wanting to make m’semmen or have tried but it hasn’t worked out here’s the video how to! You can find the original recipe here.     I’m always open to suggestions for... Read more
Moroccan Breakfast Ideas
This week get ready for posts sharing our past trip to Morocco.  I have to admit I haven’t been overly creative in the kitchen lately.  Maybe it’s the cold weather, lack of motivation or just being really really busy.  Even when I have cooked the food has gotten scarfed... Read more
Moroccan breakfasts fit into two different categories.  The first is a simple breakfast usually consisting of bread, olive oil, maybe butter or preserves and could include some type of meat and la vache qui rit (or laughing cow cheese triangles that have made their way to American grocery stores).... Read more