Hummus is a rustic chickpea dish of ancient Middle Eastern origins. In Arabic the word "hummus" or “houmous” means chickpeas. Another essential Middle Eastern ingredient to make a good hummus is, tahini. Tahini (means ground in Arabic) is a paste made from lightly toasted sesame seeds, ground and mixed with sesame seed oil. Hummus, spicy, fragrant, and packed with plant-based protein, can be served as a mezè (appetizer), a sauce, or a side dish. Garnish with olives, tomatoes, spices,...
This Moroccan dish is an appetizing stew cooked with chickpeas and lentils made irresistible by the addition of spices that give it a warm and pervasive note. It is a rich and warm dish, perfect for the fall and winter seasons. This recipe is so simple, nourishing, and comforting that you can enjoy it as a great side or even main dish. Chef Alba
I love couscous, perhaps because it was a dish my mom would make often when we lived in North Africa. Couscous is extremely versatile and incredibly practical, in just a few minutes it can be prepared and served. I prepare it in so many ways just like I do with pasta dishes. In this recipe I am using few simple ingredients such as peas, golden raisins, and almonds for an incredibly fragrant dish. Chef Alba
Moroccan cuisine is among the ones I love the most, it is colorful, particular, and delicious. Here is a “tajine kefta", a traditional recipe that includes meatballs, tomato sauce with some spices, and lastly the eggs are nestled in with the cooked meatballs and tomato sauce. Definitely a hearty, sophisticated, yet simple dish. Chef Alba