MarocMama

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Chapatti Wraps with Homemade Vegetable Chips
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... Read more
How to Clean an 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... Read more
Savory Sweet Potato Bread Pudding #SundaySupper
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... Read more
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.... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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 – no lie. I scooped up some puff pastry to make these appetizers in honor of the NFC Championship... 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