How to make chebakia (also called griouech or mkharka), a traditional Moroccan favorite in Ramadan and at special occasions. Honey, sesame, cinnamon, saffron, anise and orange flower water all contribute to the delicious sticky-sweet flavor of these flower-shaped cookies.
These delicious honey-coated Moroccan pastries are filled with a homemade almond paste flavored with cinnamon and orange flower water. Serve them at tea time or for special occasions.
Mrouzia is a sweet and savory Moroccan tagine that’s seasoned with ras el hanout, ginger, saffron, and cinnamon. Honey not only adds sweetness, but in earlier times also acted as a preservative in tandem with the spices.
Despite their name of Ghoribas with Honey, these little Moroccan cake-style cookies aren’t too sweet, making them a simple, satisfying treat to offer alongside tea …