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How to Clean an Artichoke

In In The Kitchen by Amanda Mouttaki3 Comments

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 …

Amanda MouttakiHow to Clean an Artichoke

Lemon Grilled Chicken and Minty Asparagus

In American Food by Amanda Mouttaki6 Comments

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 …

Amanda MouttakiLemon Grilled Chicken and Minty Asparagus

Spring Foods & Food Memories

In American Food by Amanda Mouttaki1 Comment

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 …

Amanda MouttakiSpring Foods & Food Memories

Vegetables in Morocco

In Moroccan Food by Amanda Mouttaki2 Comments

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 …

Amanda MouttakiVegetables in Morocco