Recipes

Seafood and Chicken Paella

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. As a child, I used to go to a seafood restaurant located in the port of Casablanca. It served the freshest, best-tasting seafood one could possibly have. The décor was simple with solid burgundy tablecloths and walls sporadically decorated with fishing nets and wooden fish and …

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Gum Mastic Ice Cream

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. While the first batch of the mastic pudding I made a couple of days ago was baking in the oven, the second one was churning in the ice cream machine. Even though mastic is so sticky, the ice cream is not as resinous as I thought …

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How to Make Preserved Garlic

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I preserve garlic and keep it in the refrigerator for weeks for those instances when I don’t have much time for chopping and mincing. Nothing beats the strong taste of fresh garlic but preserved garlic, to me, is a close second. I can’t stand the funky …

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Quinoa patties

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. My lunches have been consisting of these quinoa patties lately and I can say I have been looking forward to lunch more than ever before. Having extended my maternity leave for a few additional months, I have been exercising almost daily, and having these at the …

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Kale Tabbouleh

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Ingredients 8 cups chopped kale, ribs and stems removed 1 cup fresh mint leaves 1 medium firm tomato, diced 1 medium cucumber, peeled and diced 2/3 cup cooked quinoa or couscous (optional) Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil Finely grated …

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Sweet & Spicy Chicken Wings

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Hiya, folks! I made chicken wings last weekend. I always thought they were more trouble than they’re worth. Messy hands, messy face, messy table for so little meat…but that may be part of the charm. I know some of you out there adore wings, and if …

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Chicken Adana Recipe

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I had Chicken Adana for the first time a few weeks ago at a Turkish restaurant and asked the waiter about the ingredients. It’s a habit and hobby of mine to start conversations with waiters especially when I’m at a foreign restaurant. I like to ask …

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Fish Soup with Vegetables

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.   The last time I made soup was over three months ago. If you’ve been reading this blog, you know that my relationship with soup is controversial. I basically don’t miss it very often but I won’t dwell on this too long. That wouldn’t be a …

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