MarocMama

A Fearless Guide to Food and Travel

{Guest Post} Sayadieh Bil Samek from Heather at girlichef
Today, I’ve got another wonderful guest post from a #SundaySupper blogging friend. Heather of girlichef has graciously offered this delicious recipe! I am so thrilled that my blogging friends have stepped forward to help me out as we go through this big move. I am even more excited that... Read more
الدار البيضاء Fish Tajine for #SundaySupper
This week’s Sunday Supper theme is awesome.  I’m so excited!  Everyone is sharing a movie inspired recipe. Even though I loathe it, I wonder if you can guess which movie I’ve chosen? Want to know a little insider secret? There’s no such place as Rick’s Cafe – never was.... Read more
Belizean Fish Serre for #WeekdaySupper
Two weeks ago we were standing in the middle of the Belizean Jungle. Out the window today?  Kind of depressing isn’t it? We had the most amazing vacation and I completely fell in love with the Caribbean and Central America.  Like, head over heels in love. My only complaint... Read more
Garlic Shrimp Bruschetta for Your Valentine #SundaySupper
                    Thursday is Valentine’s Day, an (in my opinion) over-hyped, commercialized holiday – at least where we live. you might be wondering why in the world I’m blogging about this then. I think that any opportunity we have to show... Read more
The Crab Confessional with Crab Louie
Growing up we didn’t eat much seafood – I’ll attribute that to living at least a thousand miles from any salt water. As I began to travel more and become more adventurous with food I tried crab legs and fell in love.  I even pulled my husband onto the... Read more
Moroccan Fried Fish Dinner
A rite of passage when growing up in Wisconsin is attending the fish fry.  Traditionally these were held Friday nights during Lent. But, just about any supper club or family style restaurant has a Friday fish fry.  Dressing up and going out to dinner with grandparents Friday night was... Read more
Corn Couscous with Spicy Shrimp and Peas
I first heard about corn grit couscous from Paula Wolfert (trust me she’s my catalyst to so many uncovered corners of Moroccan cooking).  I was apprehensive.  I was puzzled. I really didn’t think it would be good – at all. The image I have of grits is a gooey... Read more
The first time I went to Essaouira I had only been in the physical presence of my then-fiance 5 days.  It was on my second trip to Morocco (the first having been when we met).  It was in March and I was on spring break from college.  I remember... Read more