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Shakshuka

by Karen May 31, 2011
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Shakshuka. Try saying that five times as fast as you can!  The name is quite the mouthful, but the dish is a simple and brilliant concept.  Shakshuka is eggs poached in a spicy tomato sauce.  When I first saw this classic Israeli dish, I knew I had to make it.  If you've been following this […]

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Moroccan Chicken Tagine With Preserved Lemons

by Karen May 5, 2011
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There are few dishes as beautiful and unique as a Moroccan tagine.  It's a mélange of seemingly disparate spices and ingredients like saffron, dried fruit, ginger, olives, and preserved lemons.  But these flavors blend harmoniously and reflect Morocco's history as a crossroads between the Middle East, Africa and Europe.  Tagine is a method of slow-cooking […]

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Moroccan Preserved Lemons

by Karen May 3, 2011
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I absolutely love lemons.  I find myself grating lemon zest into anything I can and even sucking on lemon wedges with a little salt.  Yes, I'm that crazy about lemons.  This versatile and beautiful fruit likely originated in northwestern India as a two-step hybrid fruit, first between a citron and lime.  Later this citron-lime fruit […]

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Harira: Eating Morocco

by Karen October 1, 2010
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One of the things I love about doing this blog is discovering new dishes.  And I’ll be honest, there are some dishes I know I’ll never make again.  Ever.   But, harira is definitely something I will add to my repertoire of repeat recipes.  Even with temperatures reaching the 80s, this soup was a joy to […]

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Harira: Visiting Morocco

by Karen September 27, 2010
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Very few places capture my imagination like Morocco does.  The country lies at the center of three overlapping worlds: the African, the European and the Arab, creating a unique and complex identity that is at once cosmopolitan and steeped in tradition.  Morocco was originally inhabited by the Berbers and throughout its history has been influenced […]

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