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Fig and Walnut Tapenade

1 cup chopped dried Calimyrna figs (or one’s you’ve dried yourself) 1/3 cup water 1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives, chopped 2 T extra-virgin olive oil 1 T balsamic vinegar 1 T drained and rinsed capers, chopped 1 1/2 t chopped fresh thyme 1/2 cup toasted and chopped walnuts Combine figs …

Zuppa di Pesce Panaresca

Zuppa di Pesce? si..but also Risotto Pescatore Ingredients: 1 kilo of fresh prawns 3 fresh squid 1/2 kilo of vongole verace (clams) 2 red mullet a few cherry tomatoes 1 can of cherry tomatoes, peeled olive oil 4 cloves of garlic, chopped white wine a bunch of parsley, chopped fine …

Recipe: Moroccan Fish Pastilla

Guided by master Chef Bahija, we learned to make a traditional Moroccan chicken pastilla during our culinary adventure to Morocco. The recipe below uses filo dough to form the crust of the pastilla. Traditionally, Moroccan pastilla is made with warka, a slightly less-flaky, more malleable pastry sheet. In the United States, warka can be found in many Middle Eastern groceries, but filo dough also makes a suitable substitution.

Tagine Florentine

Who would have thought that I would be teaching Moroccan cooking to Italians? Last Friday, I was invited to dinner to the aunt of my friend Raffaella. We had spent some beach time near Campiglia Marittima the week before. We talked about cooking all the way in the car, it …