Moroccan Couscous

Moroccan Couscous is a traditional Moroccan usually served on Fridays and big gathering. It truly is the ultimate crowd pleaser. I am honored to say that my dear mother cooked this couscous. I was just snapping pictures. And I am pleased to share it with you.


Abgoosht is a traditional Persian lamb and chickpeas (garbanzo beans) stew. It is also called “Dizi”, which is the clay cookware in which the dish is prepared and cooked on low heat for

Beef Tagine With Green Beans

Beef tagine with green beans is another one pot Moroccan dish that I would like to share with my readers. The preparation of this dish is very similar to the previous tagines I have posted before. You just cook the meat then add the desired vegetables. The only thing you have to adjust

Easy Crock Pot Beef Stew

Ahh, there is nothing better than coming home at the end of a very busy day to find a delicious stew on your kitchen counter-top. That is what the crock pot can do for you. It is a great tool to have in the kitchen especially for busy and working moms.

Cauliflower Tagine

Whenever my brother Amine visits, I like to make him a Moroccan dish. He came over a couple of weeks ago so he could go to the Chargers game with my husband Habib and my son Amir. It was a fun guys’ day out. I opted out and stayed home with the baby mainly because

Beef Stew With Potatoes And Carrots

Beef stew is a great dish to serve during the fall and winter seasons. This might sound strange to a lot of people, but I don’t like summer, I am just not a fan of the heat, especially excessive heat. So I am very excited that the fall season starts today, and I celebrate it […]

Moroccan Beef Tangia with Garlic and Preserved Lemons

Tangia is another clay Moroccan dish mostly found in Marrakech City.  Tangia dishes are slow cooked in the ashes from fire used to heat up the Moroccan bath house (Hammam).  They are usually prepared by men, mostly singles early in the morning so it can be ready by lunch time.  In Marrakech, Tangia is also served at weddings, […]

Ground Beef and Vegetable Soup

  Ground beef and vegetable soup makes the perfect winter meal. All you need to do is brown some beef, add whatever vegetables you have in your fridge, add some herbs and spices, et voila, you get an easy, healthy, comforting and delicious soup to serve your family.

Beef Tajine with Artichoke Hearts and Green Peas

 Beef Tajine with Artichoke Hearts and Green Peas is my mom’s favorite Tajine. I remember her making it for us every time Artichokes were in season. In Morocco we always pick the vegetables for the Tajine based on what is available in season. Although I have to admit that I’d rather buy the frozen Artichoke hearts. I can’t […]

Moroccan Beef Tajine with Potatoes and Olives

Growing up, Moroccan Beef Tajine with Potatoes and Olives was one of my favorites. In fact it is a favorite for most Moroccans. The preserved lemons and green olives give the dish a unique citricy flavor.  The potatoes absorb a lot of flavor from the beef stock, which make them irresistible. So if you make […]

Beef Stew

I was cleaning the fridge the other day and stumbled up on a bunch of vegetables.  So I decided to make a beef stew. I was planing on making Ghaymen, a Persian beef stew that day (you can check out the recipe here), but a beef stew with vegetables sounded better. And I was glad I […]