MarocMama

A Fearless Guide to Food and Travel

Lamb and Artichoke Tajine
  Lamb or mutton is a meat that was new to me. My first memory encountering this was at a  seder meal every 5th grader at my church attended.  The seder meal marks the beginning of passover in Judaism.  Don’t ask me why a bunch of Scandinavian Lutherans included... Read more
Chicken and Walnut Tajine with Quince Paste
MarocBaba and I always come to a head when I start “playing” with a tajine.  To him there’s no messing with an original.  When I started to put this tajine together he thought it was another attempt on my part to make something new. But, I first saw this... Read more
Weeknight Beef and Snap Pea Tagine with Sweet Onion & Apricot Mrouzia
Last week I asked my Facebook fans (you are a fan right?) what they’re go to meals are for summer time.  If you are anything like me spending hours in the kitchen during the summer months is low on your priority list. I’ve been making a lot of really... Read more
Egg and Ground Meat Tagine {Kefta Mkawra}
If you have been a long time reader here you may be noticing some recipes that I posted a very long time ago are reappearing. I have been doing my best to better document ingredients, measurements and tips and tricks of some of these favorite dishes. I have also... Read more
  There are two Moroccan meals that I learned first.  This is one of them (the other is Moroccan style lentils). Although I now can make any number of tajines and other dishes, chicken with potatoes and preserved lemons brings back really nice memories. It took me many tries... Read more
On the weekends I usually take a little more time to prepare larger meals and favorite foods.  For me during the week it’s just too hard to keep up and I’m usually too tired for any major cooking after a day at work.  I try and circumvent a lot... Read more
What’s sweeter than fresh sweet peas (in super sweet little hands nonetheless)?  On a recent trip to the farmer’s market I was very happy to see tables bulging with these beautiful peas.  As the first of the season some pods were full of plump peas while others were minimal.... Read more
Guest Post: Amnahs’ Moroccan Meatball Tagine
Today’s guest post is from a new blogging buddy of mine.  Amnah is an absolute darling and I have really enjoyed getting to know her.  She is a fellow contributor at American Muslim Mom and is the mom I wish I could be!  You should really stop by her... Read more