MarocMama

eat well, travel often, dream big!

 I find myself using my slow cooker and more and more these days.  This recipe was a twist on a simple recipe I found in a slow cooker cookbook.  I made it last week when we were going out of town for the day and expecting dinner that evening.... Read more
Couscous is one of the national dishes of Morocco however, it’s a dish that I rarely make.  This is not because I don’t love it (because I do!)  It does take some time to make the couscous and it also takes a little practice to get the flavors right. ... Read more
Moroccan Fried Rice
This meal was devised out of pure desperation.  I was starving, there wasn’t much in the fridge and I didn’t want to order out.  Luckily I had some random things in the fridge and was able to throw this together.  I don’t think that it would have tasted as... Read more
The Tajine Tales: Cooking a Tajine on the Grill
Tajine is a staple of Moroccan cooking and food.  There are a million ways to make one and no right or wrong way to put one together.  Unless you ask my husband.  Let’s call him a tajine purist.  Certain spices and vegetables “go” with chicken, and the same with... Read more
Farmer’s Market and BBQ Pizza
I know that I have shared my love for farmer’s market’s here before.  I’ve been trying to go every weekend since it has been opened to get at least part of my groceries.  I know I could get them all from the grocery but I like to support local... Read more
Pan Fried Chicken Breasts with Zucchini Coins
I wrote out the entire ingredient list and proportions for this recipe and just deleted it (on accident of course).  I’m not sure if I want to cry or rip my hair out!!  But fear not I have fixed it and it’s worth it I promise!!!  This is a... Read more
Low(er) Fat Lasagna
A bit of a departure from Moroccan fare but who doesn’t love a lasagna?  I grew up eating fabulous Italian food and can’t imagine a life without pasta in it.  Lasagna is not a low-fat food at all but I’ve managed to figure out a great recipe that cuts out a... Read more
Roasted Chicken with Moroccan 6 Spices
Roast chicken seems to me to be an often overlooked meal.  There are few times when I buy a whole chicken but whenever I do the meal is always warmly received.  This recipe is no different.  At my engagement party in Morocco my sister in law cooked the most... Read more