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Chicken Tajine with Haricots Verts. Beef Variation

Moroccan Chicken Tajine with Haricots Verts: The demure string bean gets elevated to star status in our Moroccan way of cooking. Side dish? Never heard of it! All aboard in a tajine! Is it any wonder we Sephardis and all Moroccans love our…
Chickpea tajine
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Chickpea Tajine Dates and Swiss Chard Recipe

Chickpea Tajine Mine is chock-full of delicious stuff: Dates, Swiss chard, almonds. Does this sound fabulous and nutritious or what? I just spotted fresh dates! I grin nostalgically at this unusual New York site, as if I had run into a long-lost…
beef tongue
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Beef Tongue Tajine with Swiss Chard Recipe

Beef Tongue: Thank G-d for an appreciative crowd who welcomes tongue! And I do have just such a crowd, right in my backyard. Growing up, tongue was a great treat. I only make it three or four times a year, like this past week for a large…
Swiss Chard Mustard Greens Chicken Lamb Tajine Recipe
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Swiss Chard Mustard Greens Chicken Lamb Tajine Recipe

Swiss Chard Mustard Greens Chicken Lamb Tajine Recipe: When I went food shopping this week, I saw gigantic and gorgeous bunches of Swiss Chard and Mustard Greens. That decided my main course right there and then: A Tajine! Don't just talk about…
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Moroccan Tomato Salad Recipe. Salsa Variation

Moroccan Tomato Salad is a staple in our diet. We Moroccans cook tomatoes, sun-dry tomatoes, pickle tomatoes, candy tomatoes, we prepare tomatoes in every way possible. Moroccan Tomato Salad is our answer to Salsa. In Mediterranean climates,…
lettuce chickpea salad
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Moroccan Lettuce Chickpea Salad Recipe

Lettuce Chickpea Salad is one of my favorites It is overlaid with Moroccan flavors, bright and fragrant. To all of you out there always asking how we turn a same old, same old salad into an exciting Sephardi main course: You can take lettuce…
argan oil
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Argan Oil Almond, Honey Spread Amlou Recipe

Argan oil is one of our pride and joys It is that extraordinary oil that is obtained only in one spot in the world: Morocco. And not just anywhere in Morocco, but only on the argan trees. Learn all about the somewhat scatological trivia its…
potato tajine
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Moroccan Potato Tajine Recipe. All Variations

Potato Tajine is Sephardi food at its simplest and most fragrant. Straight from the Moroccan kitchen of my childhood. Potato Tajine is ridiculously simple: Easy ingredients, easy maintenance. I have included several variations of this potato…
lentil soup
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Moroccan Lentil Soup (Harira) Recipe. All Variations

Lentil Soup: I believe I couldn't live without it. I love lentils, in any shape or form. This Moroccan Lentil Soup, and my Indian Red Lentil Soup, are among my favorite. This one is overlaid with our Moroccan flavors. Costs pennies and takes…
butternut squash
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Moroccan Butternut Squash Chick Pea Soup Recipe

We Moroccans love butternut squash in every way shape of form And goodness knows it comes in countless shapes and sizes. Butternut squash turns up in many Moroccan dishes (Couscous on top of the list). Their spicy sweetness is equally at home…
preserved lemons
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Moroccan Preserved Lemons Recipe

Preserved lemons are a must in our Moroccan Cuisine The store-bought variety doesn’t even begin to compare with its homemade counterpart. Preserved lemons take minutes to prepare and two weeks to "incubate" totally unassisted. And the…
Lamb soup
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Moroccan Spinach Lamb Soup Recipe

Lamb Soup is overlaid with Moroccan flavors. Mine smells as heavenly as it tastes. We know our lamb! For many years, my classroom was in Lincoln Square Synagogue. The teacher himself later told me that he found teaching exquisite torture…