MarocMama

A Fearless Guide to Food and Travel

Moroccan Haroset for a Passover #SundaySupper
In Morocco there is a really unique holiday called Mimouna.  It really only happens there or in communities that have a Moroccan Jewish diaspora population.  It happens the day after Passover and and marks the start of spring and the return of chametz or bread products.  Last year I... Read more
Mushroom Love on Meatless Monday
Mushrooms always make me think of my grandma. I have a a very vivid memory of stopping at our local grocery store to pick up items from her shopping list.  My grandma taught 3rd grade for decades and she always spent a lot of time with my sister and... Read more
Mixed Asparagus and Manchego Quiche
Confession…. I hate breakfast. I always have. I might enjoy an egg and toast from time to time but I’m not one to wake up and tuck into a big “breakfast-y” meal.  I have tried really hard to like “breakfast foods,” foods but they just don’t appeal to me.... 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
Grilled Manchego Cheese with Quince Paste, Pears and Walnut Butter
Does this bread not scream fall? When I stopped by the bakery and saw trays of this beautiful bread fresh out of the oven I knew I had to scoop up a loaf and make something really delicious. It doesn’t take too much convincing for me to try new... Read more
Garden Burger with Cranberry Chutney
I’ve got some really big news to share! If you’re following on Twitter or Facebook you may already know however, recently I was selected by William Morrow Cookbooks to participate in their “Serious Sandwich Cookalong” to celebrate the release of Emeril Lagasse’s latest cookbook, Kicked-Up Sandwiches. Over the next three... Read more
  In the small town I live in there is one Indian restaurant and it’s on the verge of going out of business. It’s not the best, and certainly not the most authentic but they have a decent lunch buffet that includes as much naan as you can eat... Read more
Vegetarian Meatballs and Trapanese Sauce
It has been awhile since I have posted a Meatless Monday recipe but we haven’t fallen back into the meat wagon. With MarocBaba’s celiac diagnosis we have been eating even less meat, actually we’ve been eating better all around.  It’s a great thing when no one asks what is... Read more