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 [...]

20 04, 2021

HARIRA: Traditional Moroccan Soup

2021-04-28T01:05:52+02:00April 20th, 2021|

Harira: The Traditional Ramadan Moroccan Soup Harira is a traditional Moroccan soup of tomato, lentils, and chickpeas. Wonderfully fragrant with zesty seasoning, it often ranks high on lists of must-try Moroccan foods. It’s a popular offering in Moroccan homes and restaurants, and you can [...]

5 04, 2021

Moroccan Skhina Recipe

2021-04-05T19:16:51+02:00April 5th, 2021|

Moroccan Skhina Recipe: For Moroccan Jews, the end of the Passover holiday is not complete without a Mimouna feast; and at its centre is Skhina.  We can largely consider Skhina to be the Jewish version of Moroccan tajine. There’s one process to make it [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]