A Fearless Guide to Food and Travel

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
It’s been a little sporadic around here as I work a few weeks ahead of time getting prepared for Ramadan.  I have so much planned for the month and I know that it’s going to really be awesome!  Today I’m sharing a little recipe that my oldest M made... Read more
This gluten-free thing is really resting my cooking skills and creativity. It’s REALLY stretching my limited baking skills.  I still haven’t been able to make a good bread, though a few have been decent, but not good.  Instead of trying to replicate bread that MarocBaba is so dearly missing... Read more
Breakfast Harira
Six years ago, I boarded a plane and set off to spend my last spring break in Morocco.  A few months earlier I had met MarocBaba and decided that I needed to go back even if it was only for six days.  It wasn’t my first international trip but... Read more
MarocBaba’s Four Dirham Snack – B’ssara
I am always looking to bring new recipes online that aren’t all over the place.  Last week we watched Jamie Oliver’s Food Escapes: Marrakech on Cooking Channel.  It brought back a flood of memories and ideas but also made me a bit sad.  He messed with every traditional Marrakechi... Read more
Sfinge Take 2

Sfinge Take 2

Moroccan Food March 18, 2011 3

The first time I wrote about sfinge it was 2009.  Whoa.  These Moroccan doughnuts are a big favorite in this house – and this looong winter I’ve made them several times for M and K.  (They usually have them eaten by the time MarocBaba gets around to them).  They... Read more
If there is one thing my boys really enjoy it’s getting into my kitchen and “helping” mom.  They do help but it is definitely a test of my patience.  I try to let them help me at least once a week, generally on the weekends.  Usually it’s a group... 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