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…
pomegranate sauce
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Salmon with Pomegranate Sauce Recipe

Pomegranate sauce works beautifully with salmon Sweet-and-sour combinations are a great Sephardi favorite. The onions caramelize play off the vinegar. Another quick and delicious dish, just the way I like it—one pan, one step. I hope…
dried fruit couscous
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Vegetarian Couscous Recipe. Meat and Poultry Variations.

Vegetarian Couscous is wonderful and fun And Couscous is the rock star of Moroccan cuisine. You can make couscous with many exciting vegetable combinations. Here are just two other combos for you, all delicious: Summer vegetable couscous This…
steel-cut oats
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Moroccan Steel-Cut Oats Soup (Lahshou) Recipe

Steel-cut oats: I couldn't live without them! Is it any wonder I adore Moroccan Food, my first and most enduring culinary love? Who would believe something like this steel-cut oats soup made with water, some grain and spices can turn up such…
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Anise and Sesame Galettes Recipe

Galettes: My sister Lea's are the best Even my mother agrees! And that is saying a lot. Galettes are a staple at my house in Morocco, and still are at my mother's house, where all children clamor for them, calling them Maman Biscuit (they…
ratatouille
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Ratatouille Recipe. French Style, and Moroccan Style

Ratatouille is not just the delightful movie! I don't think Julia Child would object to a little tweaking of the French Classic Ratatouille, taken in a Moroccan direction. Besides, all things Eggplant are a huge favorite in North African and…
Beef Tajine
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Moroccan Beef Tajine Lemon Oregano Sauce Recipe

Beef Tajine You wouldn't believe how easy my Moroccan beef tajine is to make. If my latest cookbook is endowed with so many wonderful recipes, you have my daughter Bella to thank almost as well as me: While I was writing this book, she would…
Moroccan Fish Soup Recipe
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Moroccan Fish Soup Recipe

Julia Child's Bouillabaisse, the perennial favorite, wears several hats, all quite becoming. My version of Moroccan Fish Soup omits the verboten shellfish, and has very pleasing Moroccan overtones (this Moroccan can't help it!) Some Seder…
split pea soup
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Moroccan Split Pea Soup Recipe

This split pea soup is a model of Moroccan food simplicity. Another soup that costs pennies, takes minutes, and tastes like a million bucks. My Moroccan Split Pea Soup is vegetarian without even trying, and so much richer than the sum of its…