Puff my Pastry! Why I love appetizers

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Particularly appetizers that involve creamy mozzerella cheese and buttery puff pastry.  Not that I discriminate but these are good.  They’re fast and easy and you’ll be popping one after another …

Amanda MouttakiPuff my Pastry! Why I love appetizers

Eid al-Adha Celebration

In Culture by Amanda Mouttaki1 Comment

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 …

Amanda MouttakiEid al-Adha Celebration

Arabic Style Rice Pilaf

In International Food by Amanda Mouttaki4 Comments

I’ve always wanted to give this style of rice a shot.  I’ve found that my family is more receptive lately to the idea of rice and other starches in place …

Amanda MouttakiArabic Style Rice Pilaf

Fall Couscous and Roasted Vegetables

In Moroccan Food by Amanda Mouttaki4 Comments

Last week in my grocery shopping I came across the bin of fall vegetables.  This might not be a phenomenon where you are but it is definetely common here in …

Amanda MouttakiFall Couscous and Roasted Vegetables

Light and Easy Kefta Meatballs

In Moroccan Food by Amanda Mouttaki3 Comments

I usually prepare a big iftar meal for my husband during Ramadan.  We would eat plenty of haraira, briouats and other tasty traditional Moroccan dishes.  This year I’m alone and …

Amanda MouttakiLight and Easy Kefta Meatballs