Seafood Bastilla

We’ve prepared together the Chicken Bastilla, the oldest and most traditional variant of this Moroccan dish; but no great dish would be such without a perfect counterpart. Here’s the Seafood Bastilla! 🙂 The use of warka dough is the same, but it contains a filling of cod, squids and shrimps enriched with warm spices and noodles chopped, without omitting the butter scent that characterizes the … Read More

Chicken bastilla

Chicken bastilla is a traditional savory pie from Morocco. A brittle warka dough shell  contains a multitude of flavors: tasty chicken with saffron and ras el hanout, spicy omelet, toasted almonds scented with orange blossom water; all topped with powdered sugar and cinnamon 😀 . Yes, for the Italian conception of the savory-sweet this recipe may saound strange, but it really is tasty and spectacular… … Read More

Mrouzia: meat tagine with almonds and raisins

Today we’re going back to Middle East to prepare together one of the most famous Moroccan tagine! The Mrouzia is a meat tagine sweetened with honey and raisins, and served with a delicate mix of spices and toasted almonds.   Traditionally Mrouzia is prepared with lamb, but it is excellent and much more delicate prepared with beef. The flavor of … Read More

Confis Tomatoes

Mid-August, vacation time… We will travel with the taste: while sitting at the table you’ll enjoy the colorful cuisine of Morocco. Today we’re presenting a traditional meze: confis tomatoes with honey, sesame seeds and a mild spice mix 🙂 . The meze are typical starters of Moroccan cuisine, served on the table in a myriad of small bowls and accompanied by … Read More

Moroccan mint green tea

Tea in Morocco takes on the role of a real ceremony and, unlike the Italian traditions, is also consumed during meals, maybe accompanying a delicious chicken bastilla or a vegetable couscous. The tea mostly used is the special gunpowder, a Chinese green tea that comes in the form of tiny dark balls. The infusion time for this tea is short, about … Read More

Chickpea hummus

The hummus is a typical sauce of the Middle East, made of crushed chickpeas, lemon juice, garlic and tahini, a sesame seed cream. This spread is served as an appetizer and very widespread throughout the Middle East. Hummus is an Arabic word meaning chickpeas; the full name of this dish is ḥummuṣ bi ṭaḥīna indicating chickpeas with tahini sauce. The tahini is … Read More

Mahlabia – Moroccan orange blossom pudding

If you’re looking for an easy, light dessert, you’re in the right place! Today we’re going to show you the mahlabia a pudding of Moroccan and Egyptian tradition flavoured with orange blossom and sprinkled with roasted nuts! 😀 The savour of mahlabia will be so rich to transport you into the atmosphere of “One Thousand and One Nights”, but, as you will see in … Read More