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Understanding Islamic Sacrificial Slaughter

Udhiyah and qurbani are interchangeable Arabic terms for the sacrificial slaughter of a sheep, goat, cow or camel as mandated for Muslims during the Islamic holiday of Eid Al-Adha. A sacrificial slaughter is also...

Batbout – Moroccan Pita Bread Recipe

Batbout is a flavorful, chewy Moroccan bread that cooks with a pocket just like pita bread. Rather than being baked in the oven like Middle Eastern pita, batbout is cooked on the stove in a pan or on a griddle, where it...

Caul Fat in Moroccan Cuisine

Caul fat—also known as lace fat, fat netting or the greater omentum—is a thin, fatty membrane which surrounds the internal organs of some animals. It has a lacy, semi-transparent appearance and is used to encase meats...