Moroccan sweet corner

Ghrieba, Moroccan sweet corner

Moorish Moroccan shortbread: Ghrieba Msseoussa

A Moorish melt-in-the-mouth shortbread with Moroccan notes made in a heartbeat..

Moroccan sweet corner

Gluten-free Moroccan corn harcha

A gluten-free harcha-meet-ghrieba with Moroccan flavours, how about that for a treat? I thought you’d like it! As much as most of our ghrieba recipes are

Ghrieba, Moroccan sweet corner

Gluten-free Moroccan ghrieba (macaroon) with almond and peanuts

I was looking for an old set of family recipes I gathered when I was still living in Morocco and I stumbled upon this irresistible

Moroccan sweet corner

Moroccan peanut shortbread from the North

I finally got hold of the best recipe for these melt-in-the-mouth shortbreads from Northern Morocco where there is an abundance of peanuts growing around Larache

Moroccan sweet corner

Moroccan spiced bouchnikha and Mouarraqah for Ramadan

Why is a wonderful Moroccan Ramadan sweet named after a plant used as toothpick? Well a picture is worth a thousand words. Isn’t it?    

Moroccan sweet corner, Snacks and nibbles

Fat-free thin Moroccan Jewish biscuits -Fekkas d’ Lihoud

A while ago, I spotted some moulds of different shapes in Essaouira and when asked, the shop keeper said it was for Fekkas d’lihoud. Now

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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

Moroccan sweet corner

Moroccan stuffed dates with almond paste and nuts

In Morocco, we serve dates in cooked dishes (special tagines and couscous), in pastries, in juices, plain, stuffed with nuts or with a homemade almond

Moroccan sweet corner

Crunchy Moroccan Halwa del Qsseb and Debla

If you see these you might think they’re cousins of Sicilian cannoli. Maybe they are.    It seems that cannoli is a version of an

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

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