Tag: Ramadan

Desserts and cakes

Traditional Moroccan yoghurt: Raib Beldi b’ Nyaq

Raib beldi is a traditional dairy dessert made with freshly extracted cow’s milk and flavoured with orange blossom water. Secret ingredient for a traditional Raib

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?    

Breads and pancakes, Breakfast, Snacks and nibbles

Stuffed Msemmen with onions and tomatoes

Msemmen is a wonderful North African laminated pancake or bread. It can be enjoyed plain, served with honey or filled with different mixtures. Similar panfried

Snacks and nibbles, Starters, Salads and kemia

Lactose-free Moroccan khlii tartlets

Those mini-tartlets with naturally caramelised onions and bits of khlii (which you can replace with smoky bacon) are really irresistible, especially if you serve them

Snacks and nibbles, Starters, Salads and kemia

Moroccan goat cheese rolls – sbiaats jben

Saiss Jben is the secret to these Moroccan cheese rolls or as we call them Sbiaats in reference to fingers. Saiss is a fertile geographical

Snacks and nibbles, Starters, Salads and kemia

Mini-quiches with onions and sundried tomatoes

We love mini bites and especially mini quiches and pizzas. This version with onions and sundried tomatoes is also a make-ahead and freezer-friendly at any

Snacks and nibbles

Mini tartlets with pepper and black olives

Now that I shared with you the magical lactose-free and fuss-free dough to make sweet and savoury bites such as empanadas, tartes, quiches, let’s start

Snacks and nibbles

Lactose-free dough for tartlets and quiches

These onion tartlets are on their own a good recipe for buffets, snacks and picnics as we like them in Morocco and probably everywhere else.

Breads and pancakes, Starters, Salads and kemia

Savoury crêpes and kefta pinwheels

Well if you already know about crêpes stuffed with savoury fillings, today’s recipe is not that far from this idea, only presented differently. I had the idea of

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

Mini-croissant sandwiches

For many Moroccan families I know, mini-danish and croissants are a better choice than big versions. We like to vary the serving dish and have

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