How to make chebakia (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.
Moroccan m’qualli-style dishes that are served with sweet toppings or stewed fruits are prepared according to a precise codification. This codification includes a set of aromatics …
Petite meatballs seasoned with Moroccan spices are poached in a saffron-infused butter sauce. A little lemon juice adds a bit of complementary tangy flavor.
This classic m’qualli style dish gets special treatment with a sweet pumpkin paste topping.
Seffa Medfouna features savory, saffron-flavored chicken or meat buried within a mound of steamed broken vermicelli or couscous. Raisins, cinnamon, ground almonds and powdered sugar are traditional garnishes.
A fabulous Moroccan dish of stewed chicken, lentils and onions served on a bed of shredded msemen, trid pastry or bread. A fragrantly seasoned broth is poured over all.
A m’qualli style roast chicken with preserved lemon and olives. Plan ahead because this wonderful dish requires overnight marinating for best flavor.