Tag: Vegan

Moroccan dried fava beans cooked in a silky and lemony sauce and topped with aged preserved lemon
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Moroccan dried fava beans in chermoula – Foul mengoub

Moroccan dried  fava or broad beans recipe in a thick silky sauce is a frugal vegan/vegetarian dish served in winter during lunch time. Whilst it’s meant to be a cooked salad or starter, I personally started serving it as a main dish. The Arabic name is telling Some of us call it foul mengoub due […]

Cooked Moroccan salad with pepper, tomato and potatoes. Vegan, Gluten-free
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Moroccan potato, pepper and tomato salad

Moroccan potato, pepper and tomato recipe is an easy vegetarian/vegan cooked salad. Usually served warm, you can also serve it as a side dish to grills or fried fish while enriched with meat or seafood, can be a meal in itself as it has it all. A family recipe Here is a decades old recipe, […]

Moroccan white beans in tomato sauce
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Moroccan white beans in tomato sauce

Moroccan white beans in tomato sauce is always served as a starter to a winter lunch. It can be made with or without tomatoes but a bit of tomato paste is definitely needed. Add-ons Because my family comes from Fez, we tend to use khlii and its fat in many things, this dish is one […]

Moroccan cucumber salad
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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 elsewhere and it’s called Armenian cucumber. In Morocco, we call this particular type feqqous/Feggous. However, you can substitute for its regular cousin. Feggous salad is light, refreshing and a good […]

Moroccan sweet potato starter with raisins or sultanas
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Moroccan sweet potatoes with sultanas

Moroccan sweet potatoes with sultanas is vegan and vegetarian cooked salad. preferably eaten warm or freshly cooked. I also didn’t like okra because of its slimy inside but that’s over, only within limits I’m afraid. Nothing wrong with that vegetable except its sliminess, but passed that, it’s nice, especially when you spice it up properly. […]

Moroccan Bissara with fava beans and split peas
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Moroccan Bissara with fava beans and split peas

Bissara is a humble dish, it’s the hillsman’s purée (Jebli, in Moroccan), the poor’s hearthy meal. It’s one of those comforting dishes we’re after in the cold days. It’s a vegetarian/vegan dish which packs a lot of goodness.  With a pinch of saffron, the dish becomes Tamarraqt as know in the mountainous Rif area   […]