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Moroccan Shortbread Cookies Recipe. Ghriba

Shortbread Cookies: Ghriba   Ghriba is the delightful Moroccan Shortbread Cookie we grew up with. It is Vegan without even trying! Ghriba is beyond simple to prepare, in fact I've always had a no-fail mnemonic formula for the ridiculously…
fillo pastries
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Moroccan Almond Fillo Pastries Recipe

Fillo pastries They are a staple in our Moroccan Pastry repertoire. There is no Moroccan Dessert display without fillo pastries, first cousins of  Baklava. Although I am showcasing the glorious almond in the filling of these Fillo Pastries,…
almond cookies
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Moroccan Almond Cookies Recipe. Ghriba. Vegan.

Almond Cookies We Moroccans love anything made with almonds, whether in cooking or baking. These crescent-shaped almond cookies are a  great Moroccan favorite, called ghriba. Consider them theMoroccan cousins of shortbread cookies.   Traditionally…
nut truffles
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Moroccan Spicy Nut Truffles Recipe

Nut Truffles They are for nut lovers only. All others need not apply. Sort of like the famous Pfeffernusse, only Sephardi style. Moroccan, to be exact. They make a perfect gift too. Move over chocolate, and enjoy your day off: you’re…
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.…
date power bars
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Date Power Bars Recipe

Date Power Bars. Homemade Have you ever taken the time to read the ingredient list in most commercial brands of power bars? I am sorry to have to say this: Commercial power bars are not the healthy snacks they are cracked up to be. By…
Semolina almond cake
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Semolina Almond Cake Recipe. Gluten-Free Variation

Semolina Almond Cake It is a delightful Sephardi/Moroccan dessert classic made from semolina and almonds, and soaked in a lemon syrup. As rich and dense as a confection. Small servings please. This improbable ingredient combination…
biscotti
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Biscotti Recipe. Gluten-Free and All Variations.

Biscotti! YES!!! If there was only one cookie recipe left for me to make, biscotti would be it, hands down! And not only because it is so simple and delicious but because it is so versatile. From the basic dough, you can go in so many exciting…