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Category Archives: Moroccan Recipes

Cooking on the Nine Days. The Meatless/Vegetarian Gourmet. Three Complete Menus

Posted on 23rd of July, 2012 by Lévana

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We all observe a sort of frenzy that sets in right before (and right after) a holiday that is marked by some food restrictions. Like hoarding in prevision of a period of austerity. Let’s start with the most egregious example: Pessach. I recently attended a cook-off event for a famous...
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Filed under: Apple Pie Recipes, Cauliflower Recipes, Chocolate Truffles Recipes, Corn Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Eggplant Recipes, Fennel Recipes, Fish Recipes, Gluten-free pasta recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Nine Days Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Tehina Sauce Recipes, Tilapia Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Moroccan Fennel, Orange and Radish Salad Recipe

Posted on 23rd of July, 2012 by Lévana

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Picture Via: www.drjeffreypinto.com A classical and delightful salad combination, you will love the inclusion of orange flower water which makes so many of our Moroccan dishes so fragrant. If it is too hard to find on Passover, just skip it. Give your food processor all your slicing to do, and reduce...
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Filed under: Fennel Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Mint Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Salads Recipes, Orange Flower Water Recipes, Orange Recipes, Orange Recipes Recipes, Radishes Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes

Summer Vegetable Couscous Recipe. Meat and Poultry Variation

Posted on 23rd of July, 2012 by Lévana

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Photo Via: www.foodnetwork.com The following recipe is a lightened version of the classical vegetable couscous, using quick-cooking and fragrant light summer vegetables, like fennel, artichokes, zucchini, tomatoes: perfect for summer!  Should you want to make this a meat main course, instructions are at the bottom. INGREDIENTS: Vegetable mixture: 3 large...
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Filed under: Artichoke Bottoms Recipes, Beef Cheeks Recipes, Beef Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Condiments Recipes, Couscous Recipes, Fennel Recipes, Gluten-Free Couscous Recipes, Harissa Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Tomato Recipes, Zucchini Recipes

Swiss Chard Tajine with Chick Peas and Raisins Recipe

Posted on 23rd of July, 2012 by Lévana

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An authentic Vegetarian Moroccan Tajine starring Swiss chard, dates,  chick peas and raisins. All I can say is, YUM! A complete main course, and Gluten-Free to boot! Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil 1 large onion, sliced very thin 2 bunches Swiss chard, stems and leaves separated, each sliced very thin...
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Filed under: Chickpeas Recipes, Dates Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Swiss Chard Recipes, Vegetable Dishes Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday July 23rd. Moroccan Vegetarian Treats

Posted on 17th of July, 2012 by Lévana

Moroccan food never needs help from fish or meat, all our flavors being so assertive and bold. Starring the humble and wonderful whole grains! I’ll be demonstrating: Swiss chard tajine with chick peas and raisins Summer vegetable couscous with harissa Semolina soup Fennel, radish and orange salad Anise sesame cookiesClick...
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Moroccan Almond Shortbread Crescents Recipe

Posted on 10th of April, 2012 by Lévana

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A great Sephardi favorite, called ghriba. Traditionally we make them round and top them with a little cinnamon, but I find that no matter how carefully I store them, the tops always start crumbling and looking ragged, so I shape them in crescents, and they behave themselves and keep their...
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Moroccan Eggplant Salad with Preserved Lemons and Olives Recipe

Posted on 24th of February, 2012 by Lévana

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Eggplant is a huge favorite in our Sephardi Cooking. This dish is all roasted, so  it is pretty streamlined, and pretty lean. Anything not to have to fry eggplant, which gobbles up oil like crazy! The preserved lemons do make a big difference, so please don’t skip them unless it...
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Filed under: Eggplant Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Salads Recipes, Passover Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes

Moroccan Spicy Nut Truffles Recipe

Posted on 24th of February, 2012 by Lévana

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For nut lovers only: the famous Pfeffernusse, Sephardi style.  Moroccan to be exact. Perfect for Passover too, and gluten-free without even trying. Don’t try to bake them on a disposable cookie sheet, or the bottoms will burn. Ingredients: 12∕3 cups unblanched almonds 12∕3 cups walnuts ¾ cup sugar 2 teaspoons...
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Spicy Moroccan Chicken, Liver and Lamb Meatballs Recipe

Posted on 19th of February, 2012 by Lévana

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I always loved this Sephardi dish I grew up with: In the finished dish the chicken breasts were diced, the chicken livers were whole and the lamb was shaped into meatballs. I made it and it was quite delicious but a little messy. When I recently asked my mother how...
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Filed under: Chicken Breast Recipes, Chicken Livers Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Lamb recipes, Meat Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes

Moroccan Chraimi Fish Recipe. Fishballs Variation

Posted on 1st of February, 2012 by Lévana

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Excerpted from my latest cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. Israelis affectionately called this dish chraimi, insisting that’s what Moroccans call it. (Hello! Never heard of the word in Morocco! Something probably got lost in translation . . .) This is precisely the kind of dish where preserved lemon makes...
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Filed under: Chraimi Recipes, Fish Recipes, Fishballs Recipe, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lemon Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes