Gluten Free Ghriba for #SundaySupper

Gluten Free Almond Ghriba

Moroccan pastries are small, bite size gems of deliciousness.  Most have nuts, usually almonds, honey, and powdered sugar. Sadly, the majority also have wheat making them off-limits for us.  Ramadan is right around the corner and I have been re-making all of our favorite treats into gluten-free replicas. Are you ready for a ghriba-a-palooza?  I’ve […]

Rogan Josh Stuffed Bread {Whole Foods Giveaway}

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Cooking in someone else’s kitchen is no easy task. When it’s a bachelor’s kitchen the challenge is ten-fold. To prepare for our trip I packed two boxes of food and flours (gluten free) as well as kitchen tools that I thought I would need. I should have packed more. I tossed in a few packages […]

Chicken Salad with Harissa Dressing and Date, Tamarind, Walnut Briouats

Chicken Salad and Harissa Dressing

The first few days of Ramadan I am always excited to prepare meals that we rarely have during the rest of the year.  However by the end of the first week I start to notice bits and pieces of leftovers in my fridge and my enthusiasm begins to wane. Some of my favorite dinners are […]

Gluten-Free Warka {Moroccan Phyllo}

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Ask any Moroccan chef or home cook what is the single item they would buy over making and chances are pretty good they will say warka (sometimes spelled oarka). Traditional warka is a pain to make. It is closely related to phyllo dough but is a little sturdier and has a crispier texture when cooked. […]

Moroccan Chicken and Rice Soup

Chicken and Rice Soup

In my experience, every culture has it’s version of chicken soup.  With Ramadan approaching quickly I’ve been looking for new soup recipes. I’m a busy mom and finding fast, easy and healthy recipes can sometimes feel like a chore. I’ve always been hesitant about soup because it always felt like it took so much time. […]

Ramadan Blowout – Minted $100 Giveaway

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Today is the last of the Ramadan giveaways (hey there are only a few days left!) If you haven’t checked lately there are many giveaways open right now.  I’ll add links to them all at the end of this post but I’m going to jump right into today’s giveaway.  Minted.com is a great online retailer […]