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Moroccan Quinoa Salad with Mint and Raisins Recipe

There are dozen ways to make a wonderful Quinoa Salad, all exciting and all healthy and delicious, and all gluten-free. Quinoa is the grain I use most often in salads, even in Tabouleh I am going with a decidedly Sephardi Quinoa Salad, with…
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Moroccan Spicy Olive Orange Salad Recipe

Did you say spicy orange salad? Who knew oranges could be used in a savory dish, as in this delightful olive orange salad? This Moroccan salad is a staple at our tables. This always knocks their socks off. Use only navel oranges for this…
olive salad
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Moroccan Mixed Olive Salad Recipe

Olive Salad. That's right: Not Salad with Olives! We Moroccans grew up eating olives at every meal, not only in salads but cooked with our dishes. In this dish, they ARE the salad. I love mixing and matching good quality olives for this…
swiss chard salad
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Moroccan Carrot Swiss Chard Salad Recipe

Swiss Chard Salad is cooked and spicy! The added carrots are a wonderful match, and make the salad so colorful! See why we eat our veggies in Morocco? That it is super healthy goes without saying. The salad will keep well a couple of days…
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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…
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 that sauce with their bread! My Matbukha version has roasted garlic in it, for an easily added wonderful…
carrot salad
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Moroccan Minted Carrot Salad Recipe

Carrot salad with mint and sweet spices! Is so good, so fragrant and so pretty it could almost double as dessert. Not your same old carrot salad, that I can tell you! The magic of Moroccan ingredients: Dates, mint, orange flower water: Yum!…
fennel
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Moroccan Orange, Radish and Fennel Salad Recipe

Fennel Salad is a classical and delightful Moroccan dish. Orange, radish and Fennel go incredibly well together! all three flavors play off one another beautifully. It will make you love Fennel and fennel salad, which is not getting a full…
eggplant salad
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Moroccan Eggplant Salad with Preserved Lemons and Olives Recipe

Eggplant salad is a huge favorite in our Sephardi Cooking. We make eggplant salad is dozens of ways. This dish is all roasted, so it is pretty streamlined, and pretty lean. Anything not to have to fry eggplant! Of course you have noticed:…
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…