A Fearless Guide to Food and Travel

I’ve blogged my recipe for zaalook at least once but with limited pictures.  This isn’t a new recipe but it will give a little more insight into what the recipe looks like as it comes together.  Original Recipe. Add a little bit of water   You May Also LikeMoroccan... Read more

Eid al-Adha Celebration

Faith November 21, 2010 1

Please forgive my absence the last week or so.  My day job has had be putting in many many hours at the office and at home we’ve been eating dinners that I’ve made ahead of time and frozen.  (Thank goodness for that!).  Things should be settled down now, and... Read more
I recently was having a conversation with a friend of mine about Moroccan salads.  In the American sense a lot of dishes labeled salads in Morocco are more similar to our concept of side dishes.  However in Morocco the salad course is one unto itself, served before the main... Read more
Welcoming Fall with Crumb Soup
Tonight marks the beginning of fall, even though the last few weeks in the Midwest have felt very fall-like.  I packed away most of our summer clothes in the beginning of September and my kids don’t leave the house without a sweatshirt in the morning.  Even though the temperatures... Read more
One of my favorite Moroccan salads is Taktouka, a very simple but flavorful salad.  The key to making it is charring the outside of bell peppers so that the skins can be removed.  In the summer placing them on a charcoal grill that is just smoldering is the perfect... Read more
Soup(s) are not big in our house.  At least they never seemed to be but lately I’ve been hitting on something that is appealing.  I had a bunch of dried beans in the cupboard and was really craving soup – actually I was craving Pasta e Fagoli, you know... Read more
I gave Julia another shot, but this time it was just a sauce and a method for cooking mushrooms.  All in all this was a really great dinner.  I paired the fish with a whole wheat couscous and vegetable side dish.   Me and the husband really loved this.... Read more