Chapatti Wraps with Homemade Vegetable Chips

Saffron Road Chapatti Wraps

Are you ready for another great Twitter party with Saffron Road? I know I am!  Last fall we had a great time sharing fall recipes and talking about Saffron Road’s crunchy chickpeas.  This month I’m hosting another party where the topic is “winter wrap-up”!  Saffron Road recently launched a line of frozen chapatti wraps and […]

How to Clean an Artichoke

whole artichoke

When I was growing up I never ate an artichoke. Never. I don’t even know if artichokes were in grocery stores where I lived, but if they were my mom certainly wasn’t buying them. When I began to cook Moroccan food artichokes popped up from time to time. They’re not as common in Moroccan dishes […]

Savory Sweet Potato Bread Pudding #SundaySupper

Savory Sweet Potato Bread Pudding

If you’re in the United States then you would have to be living under a rock to not know Thanksgiving is next week. If you’re not aware of this food heavy holiday then  you’re missing out.  Through the following week most of my posts will be revolving around Thanksgiving food and the holiday itself. There […]

Lemon Grilled Chicken and Minty Asparagus


Summer is finally here!  We’ve managed to have several weeks of temperatures in the 70′s so I think it’s safe to say now.  A little over a week ago we embarked on a new journey. MarocBaba has always had stomach problems from the time he was a small child.  If you know anything about Moroccan […]

Spring Foods & Food Memories


I don’t even want to say that it’s spring yet because frankly it snowed yesterday.  As I woke up and opened our blinds I saw swirling, whirling flakes of white snow coming down.  At the end of April there is nothing more depressing than that sight.  This year we have bought into a CSA (community-supported […]

Vegetables in Morocco


Vegetables, legumes, khdra whatever you call them, members of this much needed food group are prominent in Moroccan cuisine.  Aside from Asian diets, the Moroccan diet may offer the most options for vegetarians, or anyone looking to increase vegetables in their diet.  Whereas often we find vegetables as a side dish in American cuisine, they […]