Month: May 2015

Poultry and birds

Moroccan Mqualli of chicken with confit of carrots and orange juice

Moroccan Mqualli of chicken with confit of carrots and orange juice recipe is largely inspired by Nihad Rachad’s video . I did like her idea of

Juices and drinks

Moroccan lemonade/citronnade with vanilla ice cream, perfect for summer days

This post is full of emotions for many reasons. First and foremost, Lemonade and ice cream juice has always meant to me a trip with

Juices and drinks

Moroccan milk and almond juice

Almond and milk juice is very much linked to my summer breaks in Fez when I was little. The season is usually synonym of weddings,

Soups and porridges

Moroccan barley soup – Chorbat Tchicha or Dchicha

Barley is widely used in Morocco to make soups, bread, couscous and galettes. Its deep flavour is appreciated across North Africa and people also believe

Moroccan sweet corner

Moroccan Griouech/Mkharqa with almonds paste

Griouech or M’kharka/Mkharqa is a fried Moroccan sweet which gets soaked in honey. It’s served throughout Ramadan along with the soup of the day which

Salads, Vegetarian dishes

Smokey and nutty Mtabbal Badinjan (or eggplant’s Mutabbal)

Mtabbal Badinjan or aubergine/eggplant Mutabbal is hands down my favourite Levantine mezze. How you prepare your eggplants will make all the difference in this famous

Breakfast, Snacks and nibbles

Quince paste turnovers/chaussons

Quince paste turnovers or chaussons has to be the easiest recipe of sweet turnovers. I only use leftover puff pastry dough to make this quick


British steak and Kidney pie

Steak and kidney pie is, hands down, my favourite British dish. Since I started making it at home, I went for the 3 times National

Snacks and nibbles, Starters, Salads and kemia

Moroccan cottage cheese and cold cuts pasties

Using Jben or cottage cheese in savoury baking is a very old Arab tradition and we’re only reshaping the outcome and adding more ingredients. As

Starters, Salads and kemia

Moroccan vegetable and cottage cheese (Jben) pasties

Vegetable and cheese pasties recipe is a nice way to start an Iftar during Ramadan or something to make for a picnic. For a lighter

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