cholent soup
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…
Paella
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Paella Recipe. Featuring Jack's Gourmet Sausages

I learned all Paella secrets with my catering staff. I inherited the secrets from the wonderful staff with whom I worked all my catering years, two of whom still serve as my assistants at my cooking workshops. One day I decided to learn some…
dried fruit couscous
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Dried Fruit Couscous Recipe. Meat and Poultry Variations.

Dried Fruit Couscous is wonderful and fun And Couscous is the rock star of Moroccan cuisine. Couscous is native to Morocco, and the word refers to both the grain and the traditional dish made with the grain. It is semolina, or durum (the…
risotto
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Risotto Recipe. Arborio and all Variations

Risotto is our high-maintenance kitchen friend: It demands constant attention because the liquids is added in stages. The good news, though, risotto is very versatile and can easily make a complete meal; besides, the cooking doesn’t take…
fishballs
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Moroccan Fishballs in Lemon Sauce Recipe. All Variations

Fishballs Moroccan Style: They are our Moroccan/Sephardi answer to Gefilte Fish, easy, fragrant, zippy and delicious. No problem using this exact fishballs recipe using meat or poultry: Simply substitute ground beef, chicken, turkey, or…
Lamb Shanks with Artichokes and Mushrooms Recipe
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Lamb Shanks Tajine with Mushrooms and Artichokes Recipes

Lamb shanks are one of the most ideal cuts of the lamb: Lean, tender, low maintenance, and best of all, very well priced! And I love their rustic, unpretentious look making your homemade dish look....homemade. The bones in the lamb shanks contribute…
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…