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Category Archives: Moroccan Recipes

Moroccan Sweet Vermicelli Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 30th of March, 2011 by Lévana

vermicelli-pudding

Comfort food at its best and easiest. And healthiest: In Morocco we grew up on this kind of dessert my mother, an ingenious cook if I ever met one, used to whip  up at the drop of a hat, for children big and small. Do look for orange flower water,...
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday March 28th: Moroccan Street Foods

Posted on 16th of March, 2011 by Lévana

This is as plebeian as our glorious Moroccan food gets, and even then it’s a complete feast, as always! Gluten-free to boot! I’m serving dinner with mint tea, and a delicious off-the-cuff added surprise dessert! I’ll be demonstrating: Chick pea soup Shakshuka on white beans Schwarma Carrot Swiss chard salad...
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Roast Chicken Five Ways (Make that Six!) Recipe

Posted on 3rd of February, 2011 by Lévana

roast-chicken-21

If memory serves, Roast Chicken was one Julia Child’s favorite dishes, and it is mine too! For all roast chicken lovers out there, here are very simple ways to treat yourself, getting a different and delicious dish each time. Make sure you never run out of my dry spice rub—it’s...
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My No-Sweat Thanksgiving Feast: Complete Menu and Recipes!

Posted on 17th of November, 2010 by Lévana

Thanksgiving pic

You know me: nothing is ever an excuse to lose my head and throw balance and nutrition to the winds when preparing a meal, even one as lavish as this Thanksgiving feast. So yes, it is a lot of wonderful food, but all sensible. You won’t have to go on...
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Moroccan Fava Bean Soup (Bessara) Recipe. Iced Variation

Posted on 6th of October, 2010 by Lévana

Fava Bean Soup

Photo Courtesy of moroccoworldnews.com A beloved Moroccan classic, called Bessara. This soup costs pennies, and tastes like a million bucks. I make it in summer too, and served it iced (see variation below). You might choose to serve this dish not as a soup but as a side dish. In...
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Moroccan Semolina (or Cornmeal) Soup Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 6th of October, 2010 by Lévana

Lahshou

In my native Morocco this is often breakfast. It takes minutes from beginning to end, costs pennies, and it is so satisfying. I have whipped it up countless times when I needed to round out a meal in a jiffy. You can save even more time by grinding the garlic...
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Moroccan Fishballs in Lemon Sauce Recipe

Posted on 25th of August, 2010 by Lévana

Moroccan Fishballs

Picture Courtesy of Masterfile.com Our Moroccan answer to Gefilte Fish, easy, fragrant, zippy and delicious. No problem making this recipe substituting ground beef, turkey, bison or lamb, and proceeding exactly as instructed below. Ingredients: Cooking liquid: 2 tablespoons oil Good pinch saffron threads 1 teaspoon turmeric 3 cups water Fish...
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Lamb and Pine Nut-Stuffed Grape Leaves Recipe

Posted on 18th of August, 2010 by Lévana

grape leaves

This treat might cure you of all misguided urges you might have to open a can and find a dozen insipid ready-to-eat grape leave rolls: Instead, spend a few minutes on the preparation of these fabulous gems, and enjoy them with family and friends! You can stuff the leaves with...
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Semolina Almond Cake Recipe. With Gluten-Free Variation

Posted on 11th of August, 2010 by Lévana

SEMOLINA-ALMOND-CAKE

This improbable ingredient combination results in an incredibly moist and fragrant cake. It is important to use a shallow mold here, like a pie plate, no higher than 2 inches high, so the syrup that is poured at the end of baking reaches all the way to the bottom. Those...
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Makrod: Semolina Date Pastry Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 22nd of April, 2010 by Lévana

Makrod

I have always rather neglected this wonderful treat, as the traditional preparation requires frying, my nemesis: I don’t think I have more than a handful of fried dishes in my whole repertoire. But I tweaked the recipe to do my bidding as a baked, not fried, treat, and the result...
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