Almond Macarons with Chocolate Coffee Filling Recipe. All Variations
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Almond Macarons Recipe. All Variations

Much ado about Macarons! You will never think of macarons as institutional fare after you taste these elegant and easy treats, close cousins of the amaretto cookies, and distinct from the often institutional coconut-based macaroons. Gluten-free…
dried fruit tajine
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Moroccan Lamb Dried Fruit Tajine Recipe

Dried Fruit Tajine: Talk about a glowing example of how a just little work can lead to a glorious feast! Such is the magic of Moroccan cooking. Stovetop Cooking is THE BEST! You will make a sensation on Passover and all year-round with…
pastilla
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Pastilla Recipe. Working with Fillo

Pastilla has been voted one of the world’s great dishes. It takes just one delightful bite to understand why. Pastilla epitomizes Moroccan cuisine, spicy and sweet, delicate and intriguing. Pastilla is more labored than the dishes I usually…
sweet vermicelli
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Moroccan Sweet Vermicelli Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Moroccan Sweet Vermicelli is 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.…
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Almond Semolina Cake Recipe. With Gluten-Free Variation

Almond Semolina Cake is a delightful Sephardi/Moroccan dessert classic made from semolina and almonds, and soaked in a lemon syrup. This improbable ingredient combination results in an incredibly moist and fragrant cake. Olive oil in Cake?…
almond olive oil cake
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Almond Olive Oil Cake Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Olive Oil Cake This fantastic almond olive oil cake is one of my favorite cakes, and works perfectly on Passover. As much as I would like to make my life easier by minimizing Passover preparations, I have never had the heart to buy pre-made…
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Baked Almond Stuffed Salmon Recipe

My stuffed salmon is not nearly as hard as the stuffing part might make it sound. Who knew almonds would make a wonderful stuffing for fish? We Sephardis always did: almonds are a staple for both sweet and savory dishes. And when they are…
noodle almond pudding
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Indian Noodle Almond Pudding Recipe. Gluten-Free

You will notice there are no sweeteners in this wonderful noodle almond pudding: the choice of ingredients is so interesting that the dessert is naturally sweet. The noodle almond pudding is a real original, and a nice way to get kids to eat…