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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 [...]

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), [...]

9 12, 2020

Sfenj Moroccan Doughnuts Recipe

2020-12-09T16:08:18+01:00December 9th, 2020|

Sfenj Moroccan Doughnuts Sfenj Moroccan Doughnuts are a Moroccan Jewish delicacy made of unsweetened and fluffy dough. Once it has risen, handfuls of dough are shaped into rings and deep-fried until golden. Moroccan Sfenj should certainly be crispy from the outside with a chewy, [...]

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 [...]