Tagine of Chicken with Fennel

INGREDIENTS: 1 pound / 1/2 kilogram chicken drums 1 large onion (grated or finely chopped) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves (crushed) 1 teaspoon salt and 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric A pinch saffron threads (optional) Small bouquet of cilantro 2-3 fennel bulbs 2 teaspoons fresh lemon […]

Chocolate Coffee Tiramisu

INGREDIENTS: Mascarpone Cream: 16 oz mascarpone cheese Mascarpone Cream: 5 large egg yolks Mascarpone Cream: 5 tablespoons of white granulated sugar Black coffee (at room temperature) Dark chocolate (enough to cover the Tiramisu layers) Lady Fingers cookies (enough to cover the Tiramisu layers) Cocoa powder (enough to cover the Tiramisu layers) Whipped cream: heavy cream […]

Moroccan Seafood Tagine

INGREDIENTS: 1 pound (450 grams) seafood mix (shrimp, scallops, and calamari rings) 1 pound (450 grams) tomatoes (around 2-3 medium sized tomatoes) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon salt and 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon paprika 2-3 garlic cloves (crushed) 1/3 cup of mixed finely chopped cilantro and parsley 1/2 tablespoon […]

Strawberry Tart

NGREDIENTS: Pie Crust (Pate Sucree) – either store bought or homemade Melted dark chocolate (to brush the crust) Pastry cream – either store bought or homemade Fresh strawberries

Rfiss Tounsi

INGREDIENTS: 8.8 oz (250 grams) fine semolina 8.8 oz (250 grams) date paste 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom (or cinnamon) Pinch of salt 4 tablespoons (57 grams) butter 2 tablespoons honey

Portuguese Coffee Lemonade (Mazagran)

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup black coffee (cold) 1/2 cup lemon juice (adjust amount to taste) White granulated sugar (adjust amount to taste) Ice

Salted Codfish with Cream

INGREDIENTS: 1 pound (450 grams) of frozen salted cod fish (or fresh white fish) 6 medium sized potatoes 2 medium sized onions 1 egg Olive oil Bechamel: 4 oz (113 grams) butter Bechamel: 1/2 cup (64 grams) of all purpose white flour Bechamel: salt, pepper, ground nutmeg (to taste)

Chocolate Chaussons

INGREDIENTS: Puff Pastry (you can purchase from the frozen section) Chocolate filling: 1/2 cup cream cheese + 1/2 cup chocolate spread (like Nutella) Raspberry filling: 1/2 cup cream cheese + 2 tablespoons raspberry jam 1 egg All-purpose white flour

Beef Zucchini Tagine

INGREDIENTS: 1 pound / 1/2 kilogram lamb or beef meat large onions (grated or finely chopped) 1 tablespoons vegetable oil and 1 tablespoons olive oil 3-4 garlic cloves (crushed) 1 teaspoon salt and 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon ground ginger, 1⁄4 teaspoon ground turmeric A pinch saffron threads (optional) Small bouquet of parsley 4 […]

Avocado Guacamole

INGREDIENTS 1 Hass avocado (ripe) 1 lime 1/2 tomato (chopped in small pieces) 1/4 onion (finely chopped) – or green onions 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro Jalapeno pieces (optional) Salt and pepper (to taste) Corn chips for serving

Moroccan Style Sushi Rice

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups uncooked Sushi Rice (short grain Japanese white rice) 3 cups water 1/2 cup rice vinegar 4 tablespoons white sugar 2 teaspoons salt

Sesame Ghriba

INGREDIENTS: 7.0 oz (200 grams) of brown sesame seeds 1 cup (115 grams) powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder A pinch of salt 1/2 tablespoon honey (or jam) 1 large eggs Decoration: Orange blossom water (or egg whites) and powdered sugar

Tres Leches Mexican Flan

INGREDIENTS: 5 large eggs (use organic eggs if you can) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract The zest of 1 orange A pinch of salt 1 can evaporated milk (12 oz / 354 ml) 1 can condensed milk (14 oz / 396 grams) 500 ml (a little bit more than 2 cups) regular milk Caramel Ingredients: 1 […]

Endive Salad

INGREDIENTS: 2 endives 1/4 cup of cheese cut into cubes (e.g. gruyere, havarti, etc.) 1 small apple 1/2 cup of walnut halves 1 vinaigrette portion – around 1/4 cup

Marble Cake

INGREDIENTS: 5 large eggs 1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons (125 grams) granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Pinch of salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 stick (8 tablespoons / 113 grams) butter 1 cup (128 grams) all-purpose white flour 4.4 oz (125 grams) dark chocolate 4.4 oz (125 grams) white chocolate

Moroccan Spinach Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup of mixed cured green olives and red olives 1 pound (450 grams) Spinach (or mallow) 3/4 cup of mixed finely chopped cilantro and flat-leaf parsley 4 garlic cloves salt (to taste) 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp ground cumin A pinch of cayenne pepper 3 tbsp olive oil

Creme Fraiche

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon buttermilk (or plain yogurt) 1 cup (236 ml) heavy cream

Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Ingredients: 5 oz (150 grams) raw whole hazelnuts 5 oz (150 grams) good quality dark chocolate (at least 60% cocoa) 1/2 cup (57 grams) powdered sugar 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract A pinch of salt

Saleeg – Saudi Rice Dish

Shakshouka

Harira – Moroccan Soup

Chebaki – Moroccan Sweet

Ingredients 1/2 cup raw sesame seeds 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground anise 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon sugar Pinch of mastic gum (optional) 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Pinch of salt 1/2 tablespoon dry yeast + 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 tablespoon orange blossom water Pinch of saffron threads 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar […]

Moroccan Walnut Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients: 4 oz (113 grams) butter (softened) 1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons (125 grams) granulated white sugar 1 large egg A pinch of salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 tablespoon milk 2 cups (250 grams) all-purpose flour Toppings: dark chocolate, walnut halves, dulce de leche (caramel) Extra flour for rolling the […]

Honey Lemon Tea

Coconut Ghriba

Ingredients: 5.3 oz (150 grams) of dried unsweetened coconut 1/3 cup (50 grams) semolina (you can replace with almond meal for a gluten-free version) 1/2 cup (50 grams) powdered suga 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large egg A pinch of salt Powdered sugar Orange blossom water […]

Walnut Ghriba

Ingredients: 15.5 oz (450 grams) of raw walnuts A few pebbles of arabic (mastic) gum (optional) 1/2 cup (100 grams) granulated white sugar A pinch of salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon apricot jam (optional) 2 large eggs (egg yolks and egg whites separated) 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 tablespoon (15 grams) butter melted […]

No Bake Chocolate Fekkas

Ingredients: 10 oz (284 grams) Graham crackers (or other butter cookies) 8 oz (227 grams) candied fruits or dried fruits (mango, cranberries, blueberries, raisins, etc.) 1 cup chopped walnuts (or roasted peanuts, almonds, etc.) 1 can (13.4 oz / 380 grams) of dulce de leche Dark chocolate (enough to cover the cookies)

Coconut Ghriba (Moroccan Coconut Cookie)

Ingredients: 5.3 oz (150 grams) of dried unsweetened coconut 1/3 cup (50 grams) semolina (you can replace with almond meal for a gluten-free version) 1/2 cup (50 grams) powdered suga 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large egg A pinch of salt Powdered sugar Orange blossom water […]

Pistachio Baklawa (Baklava)

ngredients 16 oz (450 grams) roasted (or raw) unsalted pistachios 1/2 cup (100 grams) granulated white sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 sticks (250 grams) butter 1 cup (300 grams) honey 1/2 cup (50 grams) granulated white sugar 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 4 cardamom pods, 10 whole cloves, and 1 cinnamon stick 1/2 cup […]

Adjarian Khachapuri

Part 1: Part 2: Ingredients: 775 grams all-purpose flour 12 grams salt 180 grams starter (flour + water + yeast) 510 ml luke-warm water (at body temperature) Olive oil Dough Mozarella cheese Feta cheese (Greek or Bulgarian) Eggs Fresh cilantro Tomato salsa

Roasted Turkey with Moroccan Chermoula

Ingredients: 12-13 pounds fresh Turkey 1-2 preserved lemons (optional) Spices: 2 teaspoons ground ginger, 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric, a large pinch of saffron, salt, pepper 1 stick (113 grams) softened butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 garlic cloves (crushed) 1/4 cup of finely chopped cilantro 1/4 cup of finely chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/4 cup of […]

Mashed Potatoes Moroccan Style

Ingredients: 1.5 pounds (650 grams) gold potatoes 3 garlic cloves (peeled) 2 bay leaves 2/3 cup Dannon Oikos plain non-fat Greek yogurt 1 tablespoons finely choppsed cilantro Salt, pepper, ground cumin to taste

Moroccan Beef Tajine with Potatoes

Ingredients: 1 pound (500 grams) beef (or lamb) meat cut into medium sized pieces 1 medium sized onion (grated) 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric A small pinch of saffron threads (optional) 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 garlic cloves (crushed) 4 large white potatoes 10-12 green […]

Raspberry Yogurt Chocolate Roll

Ingredients: For the Cake: 1/3 cup (40 grams) all-purpose white flour 2 Tbsp (20 grams) cornstarch 2 Tbsp (20 grams) cocoa powder 1/2 tsp ground ginger, 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, a pinch of salt 4 large eggs 1/2 cup and 2 Tbsp (120 grams) white granulated sugar 2.8 oz (80 grams) 70% dark chocolate Raspberry […]

Baked Apples

Ingredients: 4 golden apples (you can also use Fuji or Gala apples) 5 tablespoons (70 grams) softened butter 1/3 cup (73 grams) brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg A pinch of ground cloves The zest of 1 orange 1/3 cup of chopped walnuts 1 small lemon

Moroccan Grilled Lamb Chops

Ingredients: 1.5 (700 grams) pound lamb chops 6-8 fresh mint leaves (finely chopped) 1/4 cup for finely chopped parsley 3-4 garlic cloves (crushed) 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg A pinch of ground cloves 2 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon red chili pepper 2 tablespoons of olive oil 2 tablespoons of […]

White Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake

Ingredients: 15 oz (425 grams) cream cookies (like Oreo cookies) 4 packages of cream cheese (8 oz / 226 grams each) 8.8 oz (250 grams) white chocolate (good quality) 1 cup pumpkin puree (plain / not spiced) 3/4 cup (150 grams) white granulated sugar 1/2 cup (118 ml) whipping heavy cream 4 large eggs Spices: […]

Savory and Sweet Stuffed Dates

Ingredients: 30 Madjool dates 1 5.3 oz Dannon® Oikos® Greek Nonfat Plain Yogurt 8–10 slices of smoked turkey 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Beef Liver M’charmel

Ingredients: 0.6 pound (300 grams) beef (or lamb) liver cleaned and thinly sliced 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro 2 garlic cloves (crushed) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon white vinegar (or lemon juice) Water All-purpose white flour Olive oil

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Ingredients: Cupcakes: 4 tablespoons (56 grams) unsalted butter, at room temperature ¾ cup (150 grams) granulated sugar 1 large egg 3 tablespoons orange coloring 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup (118 ml) buttermilk (or 1/2 cup milk + 2 teaspoon lemon juice) 1 cup (128 grams) all-purpose white flour 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 […]

Spiced Hot Chocolate

Ingredients: 2 cups (500 ml) cold milk 4.5 oz (127 grams) of dark chocolate (at least 52% cocoa content) 1 tablespoon white granulated sugar 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder Spices: 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/4 teaspoon vanilla powder a pinch of red chili pepper a pinch of ground cloves

Moroccan Tomato Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 0.6 pound (300 grams) fresh tomatoes 1 cucumber 1 small sweet yellow onion 2 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro Juice of 1 lemon (to taste) Peel of 1 quarter preserved lemon (optional) 1 tablespoon olive oil Spices: 1/2 teaspoon slat 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin (to taste)

Avocado Shrimp Appetizer

Ingredients: 2 avocados 1 small apple 2 cornichons 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro 100 grams pre-cooked shrimps 1 lemon Mayo (fat-free) Spices: salt and pepper

Bessara

Ingredients: 14 oz. of dried split fava beans (soaked in water overnight) 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of cumin 1 teaspoon of paprika 1 tablespoon of olive oil 3 large garlic cloves

Tres Leches Cake

Ingredients for the cake: 5 large eggs 1 cup of flour 1 cup of sugar 1/3 cup of milk 2 teaspoons of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract Ingredients for the milk syrup: 1 cup of heavy cream 12 oz can of evaporated milk 12 oz can of sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon of […]

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