Wordless Wednesday: Healthy Platters

Moroccan Dessert Traditional Salad Platter

French Fridays with Dorie: Marie Helene’s Apple Cake

I’ve always wanted a really good cookbook with easy French recipes.  I’ve tried a few recipes here and there, but most of them were time consuming and honestly a little intimidating.  I stumbled across this cooking club and thought well that looks like something I could do.  I am so glad that I did.  Honestly […]

Beghrir with Nutella and Wild Raspberries

I think one of my very favorite Moroccan foods is beghrir.  They are light airy pancakes that are cooked only on one side and are incredibly versatile.  I have toyed with the idea of making them savory instead of sweet something like an accompaniment to moo shu chicken (since we don’t do pork).  It hasn’t happened […]

Tajine of Beef and Apricots

beef and apricot tajine

*waves* Hi there!  Remember me?  Probably not it’s been so long since I’ve come by!  It’s been busy around here and the kitchen is the last place that I’ve been.  You see my husband and kids have gone home to Morocco for a few weeks (7 actually), and I’ve been like a bee getting everything […]

Tea Time: Date Cookies

A long term project of mine is to learn to make several different kinds of Moroccan cookies.  Moroccan patisseries (cookie/tea shops) are chock-full of small bite-size cookies that can be bought by the plate or by the kilo.  There are women in communities who specifically make these cookies for celebrations.  The one characteristic of these […]

Meatless Monday : Sweet Rice and Fruit

Some time ago a participant at MarocMama on Facebook asked a question about seffa.  Seffa is a Moroccan dessert made out of steamed vermicelli, cinnamon and powdered sugar.  It’s very tasty however I’ve never made it.  (If you want to try the authentic version check out Amina over at Moroccan Food on About.com)  Instead I […]