fbpx

Moroccan

Maghreb Hummus and Olive Salad

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,...

Read more...

Moroccan Chickpea and Lentil Stew

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

Read more...

Couscous Green Peas-Almonds and Herbs

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

Read more...

Beef Boulette with Eggs Nestled in Tomato Sauce

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

Read more...

Wordpress site Developed by Ninja Creative Marketing