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…
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,…
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…
chicken fennel tajine
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Chicken Fennel Tajine Recipe. Cooking with Mahia

Chicken Fennel Tajine made with the Wonderful Mahia by Nahmias et Fils Enjoy the other Recipes I developed using the Mahia Chicken fennel Tajine is ideally simple. It abundantly expresses the way we Moroccans love our food, and why everyone…
sesame cookies
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Sesame Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Sesame Cookies Here’s a great Sephardi cookie favorite for you! It’s the perfect Moroccan, and in general Sephardi, flavor trio: chickpeas, sesame and anise. Check out their equally delicious cousins, Sesame Tehina Cookies These…
Vegetable couscous
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Summer Vegetable Couscous Recipe. All Variations

Vegetable Couscous This one is a summery version of the all-time classic Summer Vegetable Couscous: We make it light and summery by using quick-cooking and fragrant light summer vegetables, like fennel, artichokes, zucchini or Swiss…
butternut squash
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Moroccan Butternut Squash Chick Pea Soup Recipe

We Moroccans love butternut squash in every way shape of form And goodness knows it comes in countless shapes and sizes. Butternut squash turns up in many Moroccan dishes (Couscous on top of the list). Their spicy sweetness is equally at home…
tehina sauce
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Fish in Tehina Sauce Recipe

This fish in tehina sauce is a delicious and ridiculously easy It is a very good illustration of everything I promise in the Pantry Chapter of my new cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. Glorious Meals Pure and Simple: A Good Pantry:…
almond cookies
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Moroccan Almond Cookies Recipe. Ghriba. Vegan.

Almond Cookies We Moroccans love anything made with almonds, whether in cooking or baking. These crescent-shaped almond cookies are a  great Moroccan favorite, called ghriba. Consider them theMoroccan cousins of shortbread cookies.   Traditionally…
chickpea soup
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Moroccan Chickpea Soup Recipe. Gluten-Free

Chickpea Soup Much dreamier than the sum of its modest parts. Nowhere near as plebeian as its ingredients suggests. Especially when you make chickpea soup, as I do, with all our wonderful Moroccan seasonings. The French term for chickpea is…
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.…