Month: March 2015

Basic recipes to know

Quick and easy rough puff pastry

Puff pastry is truly a worldwide recipe. Many countries have an array of pastries based on it. Many countries have a form or another of

Basic recipes to know

Homemade Moroccan warqa(or ouarka) sheets

Ouarka/warka/warqa sheets are to Moroccan cuisine what filo/phyllo is to the Balkan/Levant Cuisine. It’s so important to have it around or at least to know

Fish and seafood, Starters, Salads and kemia

Moroccan seafood bastilla/Pastilla: A posh Moroccan starter

Bastilla/Bestilla or Pastilla is as signature of Moroccan cooking. The most traditional remains the pigeons or chicken bestilla which comes mostly in a version from

Fish and seafood, Starters, Salads and kemia

Moroccan shrimp and vegetable triangles (briouates)

These light briouats are just good for a quick savoury bite, as a starter to a lunch or dinner, as an afternoon snack. They’re also

Breads and pancakes, Snacks and nibbles, Starters, Salads and kemia

Moroccan baked Rghaifs with vegetables, a family favourite

My mother’s Rghaifs or Rghayef with vegetables are a family favourite including children. The recipe consists of making a batch of Msemmen dough, cook some

Lunch dishes, Starters, Salads and kemia

Traditional Moroccan Rghaifs with spiced onion and Khlii

I love having these baked onions and khlii Rghaifs for lunch. Actually, one of my aunties makes them better than anyone else in the family.

Breads and pancakes, Snacks and nibbles

Moroccan stuffed Msemmens with spiced turkey Kofta

These savoury-filled and baked Msemmens make a nice afternoon snack. You can make them smaller or just as shown here in this post. You can also make

Breads and pancakes, Lunch dishes, Starters, Salads and kemia

Moroccan baked Rghaifs with seasoned Kofta (ground beef)

These savoury-filled and baked Rghaifs make a nice starter when shaped in 10 cm squares but can make a meal if served slightly bigger. Stuffed Rghaifs

Basic recipes to know, Breads and pancakes, Breakfast

How to make Moroccan Mlaouis: recipe and tutorial

Mlaouis pr Mlawis (Meloui for one) are done with the same dough used for Msemmens or Rghaifs. They’re just shaped differently with a few differences

Basic recipes to know, Breads and pancakes, Breakfast

How to make Moroccan Msemmen: recipe and tutorial

North African Msemmen is a soft of laminated dough which comes in different forms It can also be laminated with different types of fat. Msemmen

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