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Moroccan Potato Pie (Amhammar) Recipe. Chicken Variation

Moroccan Potato Pie: A great favorite in our Moroccan cuisine. This rustic dish (Amhammar) is a good example of how we make something rich (eggs) or starchy (potatoes) go a long way. Do not be alarmed by the number of eggs used: When you…
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…
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. Of course I knew they would come to our New York Markets soon, but…
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…
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…
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…
parsnips
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Parsnips in Moroccan Hot and Sweet Sauce Recipe

Poor parsnips too often serve as crowd actor And then, ultimate indignity, they get discarded, as in chicken soup. Pfffttt, just like that! Not fair! But in this delicious dish, parsnips are IT! You will also love the simplicity of the dish.…
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 in 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: Eggplant guzzles…
nut truffles
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Moroccan Spicy Nut Truffles Recipe

My Moroccan Nut Truffles are for nut lovers only: Sort of like the famous Pfeffernusse, Sephardi style.  Moroccan to be exact. Their trademark scent is cloves, lots of it. My nut truffles are perfect for Passover too, and gluten-free without…
Almond Macarons with Chocolate Coffee Filling Recipe. All Variations
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Almond Macarons Recipe. All Variations

Much ado about Macarons! You will never think of macarons as institutional fare after you taste these elegant and easy treats, close cousins of the amaretto cookies, and distinct from the often institutional coconut-based macaroons. Gluten-free…
brussels sprouts
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Brussels Sprouts Tomato Sauce Recipe. Pasta Adaptation

Brussels sprouts, zucchini and tomatoes: Mediterranean flavors at their best! Brussels Sprouts dishes are a frequent Passover and year-round treat at my table. I find Brussels sprouts somewhat underrated and underused in our country. They…