1 11, 2021

Sephardic Jewish Food in Morocco

2021-10-31T20:54:45+01:00November 1st, 2021|

The North African Jewish cuisine of Morocco is influenced not only by Jewish traditions but also the Mediterranean and Arabic cultures that surround them.  During Spain's infamous Inquisition, Jews were forced to flee the country for more welcoming shores.  Many of these refugees landed [...]

28 06, 2021

Sellou The Traditional Moroccan Ramadan Recipe

2021-08-01T21:16:41+02:00June 28th, 2021|

Sellou, an unbaked Moroccan sweet made from toasted unhulled sesame seeds, fried almonds, and flour that has been browned in the oven. Sellou is traditionally served during Ramadan with Harira and after childbirth, when there's a greater need to restore energy and maintain good [...]

8 02, 2021

Monkfish Tangia with Capers and Moroccan Spices

2021-02-12T15:05:24+01:00February 8th, 2021|

The Moroccan Tanjia: A Moroccan Tanjia is a slow-cooked Marrakesh dish that is traditionally prepared in a clay pot called a Tangia. Rather than cook the meat at home, the Moroccan tangia would be brought to an oven adjacent to a "hammam," (Moroccan bathhouse), [...]

6 01, 2021

Cracked wheat Soup (dchicha dyal zraa’)

2021-01-12T13:17:47+01:00January 6th, 2021|

The Moroccan Cracked wheat soup makes the perfect light supper on a night when you’re not in the mood for much fussing in the kitchen but want something hot, delicious, and satisfying. The measures below yield a somewhat peppery broth; reduce the ginger and [...]

26 11, 2020

Pumpkin M’derbel Recipe

2020-11-26T13:45:25+01:00November 26th, 2020|

Pumpkin Mderbel Recipe: Pumpkin Mderbel is a traditionally cooked salad in Fez. The pumpkin paste itself is making a comeback as part of the assortment of salads served at wedding celebrations. In Morocco, we make this easy pumpkin paste ahead of time to freeze [...]

3 09, 2020

Moroccan Mrouzia Recipe

2020-09-03T16:52:12+02:00September 3rd, 2020|

Moroccan Mrouzia Recipe: Moroccan Mrouzia Recipe is an old and traditional Moroccan Tagine of meat, raisins, almonds and honey, widely spiced and sticky sweet. It’s our must dish to prepare days after Eid al Adha when extra meat is on hand from the Eid [...]