Goodbye My Korea / وداعا كوريا

I was staring at the exit doors of the airport, opening and closing continuously. I looked on with fear… fear of what’s behind these doors, fear of the unknown, fear of regrets… This was 4 years ago.   Then I stepped out to live the most beautiful experience of my life in Seoul, South Korea. […]

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What Cooking Means To Me

Fourteen years ago, I fell in love and eventually married a man who is Indian and a Hindu. Back home, this choice for a Muslim woman was considered not only a religious suicide, but also a social one. During those difficult times, Amit and I took a trip to Europe. Strolling out of an alleyway […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day / عيد حب سعيد

Valentine’s Day is a day where many people around the world celebrate love. For me, love should be celebrated every day… and towards everyone.  Love is the same. Many of you know my personal story by now: my mom is from Morocco, my dad is from Iraq, my husband is from India, I lived in the US and […]

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Resolution 2017 / قرارات 2017

Every January, new resolutions awaken with the sun of the new year. For food and cooking, the classics usually are: “I will eat better, I will lose weight, I will follow a new diet.” But this year, let’s take together a bigger, more magical resolution: “I will discover new flavors, let my palate explore unexpected […]

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453 – Blog – Best top 10 Eid Dishes / أفضل 10أطباق لعيد الأضحى

Moroccans are known consuming many parts of sheep and creating unrepeatable tastes for Eid occasion. Here are few of the top Eid dishes! Boulfaf Boulfaf, in Moroccan, means “Wrapped” and that’s because pieces of grilled liver are wrapped in sheep lace fat, put into skewers, and barbecued over hot coals. It is the first dish […]

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Facebook Live (08/25/2016): No-bake chocolate cheesecake / شيزكيك بالشوكولا

Hello All! On Thursday, August 25th I did another Facebook Live Cooking Class. This time we made no-bake chocolate cheesecake!!! If you missed it, here is the link to the video and written recipe. Enjoy!!! Link to the the Facebook Live video for this recipe Ingredients: For the Crust: – 14 cocoa cookies and cream […]

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448 – Blog – Top 10 Marrakech Street Foods / أفضل 10 أطباق في شوارع مراكش

Looking for street food in Marrakech? This is the place for you: Jemaa-El-Fnaa…  an open-air market buzzing with hundreds of food stalls!  Among all these yummy choices, my top 10 street foods in Jemaa-El-Fna that you must try are… 1- Tanjia Tanjia is a traditional dish from Marrakech Lamb or beef placed in a clay […]

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450 – blog – Top 10 Moroccan tagines / أفضل ١٠ طواجين مغربية

Top 10 Moroccan tagines: Moroccan cuisine is known for its numerous tagine dishes. Tagine is the name of the clay pot where the food, usually a protein (chicken, meat, fish) and a vegetable or fruit topping (potatoes, carrots, dried prunes, dried apricots, etc.), is slow-cooked in a flavorful sauce. Below are my favorite Moroccan tagines! […]

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