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…
bean soup
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Bean Soup Moroccan Style Recipe

Moroccan Bean Soup: Another delicious all-vegetarian and inexpensive Moroccan soup. You'll be happy to have preserved lemons on hand. They do wonders for bean and many other dishes. And if you don't, settle today for lemon zest, and set…
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…
Matbukha
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Moroccan Matbukha Recipe. Gluten-Free

Matbukha is one of our Moroccan favorite dishes. It is a sort of comfort food for expats and honorary Sephardis alike: See how they mop those tomato chunks with their bread! I just cannot tell you how ubiquitous it is at our Moroccan tables.…
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…
beef date tajine
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Moroccan Beef Date Tajine Recipe

Beef Date Tajine: Enough to make your tongue smile! But that's not all: I mean fresh dates here! On a recent visit to Israel, I found fresh dates at the Shuk in Jerusalem. There are few things more heavenly than fresh dates. My niece Mushkie…
lamb chops
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Lamb Chops in Wine Mustard Sauce Recipe. Variations

Lamb chops on a stovetop: Now that's a departure from grilled lamb chops as we are used to them in restaurants and at catered affairs. But tajine-style stovetop lamb chops is a fabulous treat. My newly developed lamb chops in mustard wine…
Chicken Dried Fruit
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Rice Chicken Dried Fruit Tajine Recipe. All Variations

Chicken Dried Fruit gloriously showcases our Moroccan Cuisine. Sephardis are great fans of dried fruit in their dishes. This wonderful Rice Chicken Dry Fruit Tajine will easily explain why. Here's one more! A sort of fruity take-off on the…