Zaalouk is a popular Moroccan cooked salad of eggplants and tomatoes seasoned with paprika, cumin, garlic, and herbs. Roasting the eggplants is an optional but recommended step for adding a layer of smoky flavor.
This puree of dried split fava beans may be humble fare, but a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and a generous dusting with cumin and cayenne quickly transform it into something special. Enjoy it for breakfast, dinner, or anytime in between with crusty bread and a glass of Moroccan mint tea.
An easy, adaptable recipe for Split Pea Bessara, a satisfying Moroccan pureed split pea soup or dip. Although this variation of bessara has lots of flavor on its own, it’s extra delicious when garnished with olive oil, cumin, and cayenne.