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Harira Soup

Harira Soup by John Spottiswood

This is the traditional soup served at sunset to break the daily fast observed during the 30 days of Ramadan. Recipes vary from family to family throughout Morocco and the rest of North Africa. I'm particularly fond of this version. If you have not had this before, you MUST try it. It is truly delicious!

6 votes
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Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style by John Spottiswood

These prawns are absolutely fantastic. Every time I make them I marvel at the density and depth of the flavors. I typically leave the Cayenne pepper out of about half of them if I'm cooking for the whole family. I often serve these in combination with a Moroccan chicken, fish, or lamb dish, but they work fine on their own too.

18 votes
32007 views
Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice by Joyce Leung

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern dish. The only dishes I would avoid serving this with are sweet dishes with dates, figs, etc. I served it with my Braised Lamb with Beans. It was great!

7 votes
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Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings

Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings by John Spottiswood

This was a wonderful leg of lamb that I cooked for a Holiday gathering this year. I took a base recipe for Moroccan Roast Lamb from one of my favorite cookbooks - Recipes from Morocco by Sufo. I then added roast potatoes and created a gravy from the drippings. It couldn't have come out much better. Everyone raved about it. I used…

8 votes
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Moroccan Fish Soup

Moroccan Fish Soup by John Spottiswood

This is a flavorful, spicy soup that happens to be Moroccan but will remind you of fish soups found from Spain to Russia. It is a classic! Serves 4 as a main dish, 6 as an appetizer.

4 votes
18407 views
Couscous Salad

Couscous Salad by Lyndsey

My favorite side dish to take to picnics or bbq's

6 votes
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Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style

Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style by John Spottiswood

We adopted this recipe from our Egyptian babysitter in San Francisco named Hoda. We came to her house once to pick up our son and were greeted by the most amazing smell! She invited us to take a bite of the tilapia she had cooked. We were smitten. It was the first broiled, then soaked, recipe we had tasted, and it is still one of…

4 votes
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Fresh chili paste

Fresh chili paste by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

Fresh chili paste

1 vote
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Jamaican "Beef" Patties

Jamaican "Beef" Patties by Kiki Thompson

Coming from a Jamaican background, many times my palate craves the blended flavors of curry. So I veganized one of my favorite treats, Jamaican Beef Patties. These are kind of similar to Mexican empinadas, but spicy I was kind of skeptical at first, but you can not tell the difference…it’s all about the seasoning when it comes down…

2 votes
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BAMYA (MEAT WITH OKRA)

BAMYA (MEAT WITH OKRA) by MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO-AYUB

I love Arabian food. It's so palatable and mild in spices. This dish is the gastronomic delight of Egypt.

1 vote
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Side order of sliced fruit and watermelon

Side order of sliced fruit and watermelon by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

Side order of sliced fruit and watermelon

1 vote
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Moroccan Broiled Fish Skewers or Fillets

Moroccan Broiled Fish Skewers or Fillets by John Spottiswood

This is a tasty Moroccan dish that you are sure to love. Serve it over salad, cous cous, bulgar pilaf, or white or brown rice. We've used thick white fish but also thinner fish like catfish or tilapia when they are more reasonable. You can't skewer them, but you can broil the whole fillet (see picture). It also works with salmon…

3 votes
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Red Pepper Harissa

Red Pepper Harissa by Robyn Savoie

Harissa is spicy condiment from Tunisia. It’s loaded with flavor, but very low in fat and calories, making it a perfect accompaniment to healthful meals.

1 vote
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Grilled Chicken with Red Pepper Harissa

Grilled Chicken with Red Pepper Harissa by Robyn Savoie

Harissa is spicy condiment from Tunisia. It’s loaded with flavor, but very low in fat and calories, making it a perfect accompaniment to healthful meals.

1 vote
3979 views
Grandmas Milk Tart

Grandmas Milk Tart by Peter Brown

A favourite South African Classic dating back to the Voortrekker days If you dont want to make the pastry use frozen puff pastry. This recipes comes from Bits of Carey

1 vote
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