Month: April 2015

Basic recipes to know

Moroccan harissa paste using fresh peppers

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Snacks and nibbles, Starters, Salads and kemia

Chaussons au thon or mini tuna and cheese turnovers

Tuna turnovers or empanadas are a bit of an international recipe which revolves around a dough and a tuna filling. I like this simple version

Starters, Salads and kemia

Moroccan salade composée

A symmetrical display of Moroccan salads plated in a big plate is what Moroccan “salade composée” is all about. Today’s version is all about different precooked  salads

Starters, Salads and kemia

Moroccan cucumber salad with orange and oregano

Moroccan cucumber and orange salad is a summer fixture on a Fassi table (from Fez). I realised this type of furry cucumber is not furry

Starters, Salads and kemia

Moroccan "salade composée"

A Moroccan “salade composée” is a set of Moroccan salads plated in one massive dish and served before the main dish (well, it’s a salad).

Breads and pancakes

My sister’s lightly brioched croissants. A treat

This recipe for brioched croissants is an old one and it’s quite a common version with way less butter than an all butter or brioched

Moroccan sweet corner

Special bakery almond macarons, a French/Moroccan treat

Macarons (I refuse to use add another “o”) have gone viral during the last 7 years. Since I grew up in a mixed Moroccan/French culture

Breads and pancakes

Baked Msemmens or plain butter Rghaifs

Moroccan butter Rghaif or baked msemmens are a treat for breakfast or afternoon tea time. They can be served plain along with jam or honey,

Breads and pancakes, Breakfast

Moroccan baghrir 100% semolina

Baghrir is a North African pancake with countless holes. It’s also found in the Middle East and a few other places. We usually serve baghrir

Breakfast, Juices and drinks, Moroccan pantry

Moroccan tea: the types, the herbs..all about it

Moroccan tea or Attay differs from an area to another. While Moroccan mint tea is the most famous drink to represent Morocco nowadays, it’s worth

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