This carrot soup might as well be wearing some blingy gold jewelry, big yellow sunglasses and a straw hat.
“Have tagine will travel” could be Peggy’s motto. Tagines can be seen on the street, at home and even strapped to a camel. It can also be a modern day camping pot or a festive dish for a party. It cooks over coals on what’s called a mejmar, providing a perfect traveling pot for a wanderer. Honestly, once you have cooked in a tagine you will fall in love with them… and with Morocco.
A fire was made and with over a foot of snow on the ground and still coming down, I thought of a warm, aromatic roast chicken — French style with 40 cloves of garlic.
Check out this sexy Spanish dessert. This is a wonderful and easy sweet to accompany any meal, but certainly one of Moroccan or Spanish origin. We include it in one of our cooking classes during our Feast for the Senses program in Marrakech, Morocco. But we love southern Spain so much, that we have added a Culinary Adventure in Seville.
Spices, ingredients and recipes are adventurous travelers. They may originate somewhere and then you would be surprised how far they can get. This is one of those wandering recipes: featuring figs, olives and capers, this recipe could be at home in Morocco, Sicily or Spain — or all three! Easy and …
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I leave you with a recipe for warm and spiced Moroccan squash soup. May it feed the fires of love and family around the table, with your friends or by yourself. May you be nourished and may we all give thanks for the opportunity to be alive and living a good life.
This delicious vegetarian spread is wonderful for summer entertaining – easy and flavorful, it comes together in a few minutes. During our Culinary Adventure in Morocco, our chef, Bahija, shows us how to char and cook the eggplants on the embers but you can use your gas stove or even …