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Thyme-Infused Honey November 10, 2019 – Posted in: Recipes

  Print Thyme-Infused Honey Prep Time 5 mins Resting Time 5 d   I love how easy infused honey is to make and how many ways you can use it. My favorite use so far is to sweeten cocktails, but there are many others. Make a few mini jars of thyme honey for perfect housewarming gifts, use it in hot or iced tea, or enjoy a spoonful to soothe coughs naturally. Course: Condiments Cuisine: Greek

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Preserved Lemons – Posted in: Recipes

  Print Preserved Lemons Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 10 mins Refrigerator Time 14 d Total Time 25 mins   This recipe combines both salt and sugar, making these preserves versatile in many sweet and savory dishes. A special preserving process requires making a brine, which is not unlike pickling and takes a bit of time. After the ingredients are combined, they are left to loosen up and transform. Once you’ve preserved the lemons,

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Chicken Tagine with Artichokes – Posted in: Recipes

  Print Chicken Tagine with Artichokes Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 35 mins Total Time 45 mins   Tagine is historically a slow-cooked Moroccan dish that is named after the earthenware pot in which it is cooked. My version takes out the long hours of cooking. The chicken is simmered in a spiced broth with no added fat or oils, allowing you to savor this fragrant dish guilt-free in just under an hour. Course:

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Moroccan-Style Roasted Carrot Salad with Avocado – Posted in: Recipes

  Print Moroccan-Style Roasted Carrot Salad with Avocado Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 30 mins Total Time 50 mins   With loads of savory spice and a delicious roasted citrus dressing, this happy combination of roasted carrots and raw, shaved carrot threads is very gratifying. You’ll want to flavor the carrots with the dressing before roasting and again while they are steaming hot, then toss with sliced avocado and crisp salad greens just before

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Bastilla – Posted in: Recipes

  Print Bastilla Prep Time 35 mins Cook Time 55 mins Total Time 1 hr 30 mins   As it is generously doused with powdered sugar, this famous Moroccan chicken pie masquerades as a dessert until you cut into it. Wonderfully spiced with saffron and cinnamon, the dish has a combination of sweet and savory flavors that’s surprising.  Course: Appetizer Cuisine: Moroccan Keyword: appetizer, chicken, hors d’oeuvres, pie Servings: 8 people Robin Goldstein: carlos flores

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Chermoula Sauce – Posted in: Recipes

  Print Chermoula Sauce Prep Time 10 mins   A North African sauce, traditionally paired with fish, chermoula is a delicious mix of fresh herbs, earthy spices, and acidic preserved lemon. I think it’s fantastic with other dishes as well; I like to stir spoonfuls of this pungent sauce into soups and couscous, or serve it with chicken. Course: Condiments Cuisine: Moroccan Keyword: condiments, Moroccan, sauces Servings: 20 servings Robin Goldstein: carlos flores Ingredients 1

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Sweet Potato-Taktouka Tart – Posted in: Recipes

  Print Sweet Potato-Taktouka Tart Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 45 mins Total Time 1 hr   Vivid and colorful, this quiche will stand out at your next brunch or as a main course for dinner. The tart is very easy to make and tastes rich, although it doesn’t include heavy cream or a great deal of cheese. The sliced sweet potato stands in for a crust. If you don’t have a mandoline or

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Date-Filled Semolina Shortbread – Posted in: Recipes

  Print Date-Filled Semolina Shortbread Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 30 mins Refrigerator Time 2 hrs 30 mins Total Time 50 mins   Imaginative cinnamon-spiced and date-filled shortbread cookies–Lebanese ma’amoul–buttery semolina pastries scented with rose and orange blossom water. The filling is usually either dates or a concoction of walnuts or pistachios. I have combined all three to create this delicious date-and-nut filling. Though they are easy to shape by hand, as I have

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Baked Red Onions with Feta and Walnuts – Posted in: Recipes

  Print Baked Red Onions with Feta and Walnuts Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 30 mins Total Time 40 mins   This side dish recipe, inspired by Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipe, celebrates the natural sweetness of the onion. I realize this may be a tough sell with some people, but the red onions are quite sweet, and when roasted they taste even more delicious and make a beautiful topping for a salad with intense flavor.

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Oven-Roasted Chicken Shawarma – Posted in: Recipes

Print Oven-Roasted Chicken Shawarma Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 40 mins Marinade Time 2 hrs Total Time 50 mins   Here’s a quick version of the classic street food that is served on pita with tehina. The perfect blend of spices makes this an easy snack or lunch to grab on the go. Shredded cabbage or shepherd’s salad, olives, chopped parsley, and feta also make flavorful additions. You can be creative here. Use what

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