MarocMama

A Fearless Guide to Food and Travel

A Life from Scratch and Hot Algerian Lasagna
What was the last book you read that really left an impact? One of those books you picked up, read a few pages with every intention of setting it aside to move on to the next task, but, hours later found yourself immersed in the pages and wondering where... Read more
Homemade Cheese Raviolis
“Mom, do you know what you should make for dinner?” What buddy? “Cheese ravioli. Do you remember how good those are? With lots of red sauce…no meat..” Yea, you’re right…I’ll make them one day when I have some extra time, ok? *two days later* “Did you have time yet?... Read more
Grandma’s Homemade Gnocchi and Easy Red Sauce
Leftover mashed potatoes have a special place in my kitchen. It began when I was a little girl and still today I always make more potatoes than I know we’ll eat. Because sometimes, the best things in life are better left for later. My grandma made a lot of... Read more
Manti for New York #FBS4Sandy
Last week I saw a post on Barbs’ blog Creative Culinary about a food blogger event to help raise money for the victims of Superstorm Sandy. I love the idea of sharing a recipe that brings comfort. I love even more the idea of doing something, even if it’s small... Read more
Good News and Greek Stew
It seems that there are so many good things going on lately for me and this little blog.  I started this site in 2007 because my younger sister was always bugging me for recipes.  I am so happy that it has become so much more than just a recipe... Read more
I’ve always wanted to give this style of rice a shot.  I’ve found that my family is more receptive lately to the idea of rice and other starches in place of bread.  That’s a good thing because I get really tired of so much bread!  This is my first... Read more
I love pasta.  If you told me that all I could eat for the rest of my life was pasta I would hug you and have a huge smile on my face for the rest of my life.  I just love it that much.  So much to my chagrin,... Read more