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…
cholent soup
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…
mustard greens
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Mustard Greens Braised in Beer Recipe

Braised mustard greens are a great side dish, hot or at room temperature. You will love the pungent flavor and funky look of this dish. Mustard greens are so good for you, and there's so much I like to use them in: Raw in salads,  juiced,…
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 One of our Moroccan favorite dishes. Kids love it too! We used to clamor for matbukha sandwiches with pate before shabbos: A shortcut preview of the coming Shabbos attractions. It is a sort of comfort food for expats and honorary…
hummus
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Hummus Recipe. All Hummus Variations

Hummus comes in pint containers in the supermarket. Ooooops. Just kidding! But that’s how ubiquitous commercial hummus has become—a marked improvement over many other mediocre commercial offerings, but commercial nonetheless. But wait…
tilapia fillets
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Tilapia Fillets with Tomatoes Lemon Sauce Recipe. All Variations

I love tilapia fillets: versatile, widely available and inexpensive. I always use the large tilapia fillets,  (7 to 9 ounces): they never let me down or go to pieces on me during the cooking process, and they are much more presentable than…
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…
chestnut soup
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Chestnut Soup Recipe. Vegetarian. Gluten-Free

This Chestnut Soup is now a big star at my house and beyond, and not just on Passover but all year round. Hard to believe my chestnut soup was a product of totally "unplanned parenthood", just from trying to mix and match some goodies at the…
chocolate chip oatmeal cookies
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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Recipe. All Adaptations

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies: Hide them well! My recipe is directly inspired from my original "mother" oatmeal cookie recipe, which I developed for my latest cookbook:  This is just one of the many variations I have included. I'm a total…
Tricolor Fish Terrine Recipe with Vegetarian Variation
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Tricolor Fish Terrine Recipe. Vegetarian Variation

With Fish Terrine, you will create a sensation! The dramatic layered presentation will make you look like a professional chef, without too much hard work. You will enjoy the freedom fish terrine gives you on party day, as you can make…