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Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

These prawns are absolutely fantastic. Every time I make them I marvel at the density and depth of the flavors. I typically leave the Cayenne…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
18 votes
29141 views
Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings

Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings

This was a wonderful leg of lamb that I cooked for a Holiday gathering this year. I took a base recipe for…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2010
Advanced
8 votes
5950 views
Barbecued Lamb Moroccan Style

Barbecued Lamb Moroccan Style

This is a traditional northern african recipe called Mechouie. It's normally done with a whole lamb, but I BBQ a boneless leg of lamb butterflied

John Spottiswood
Jun 2008
Advanced
5 votes
11156 views
Moroccan Lamb, Dates & Honey Tagine

Moroccan Lamb, Dates & Honey Tagine

This dish has a luscious mix of honey, cinnamon, lamb, dates and almonds. It is rich without being too heavy.…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
5 votes
10623 views
Senegalese Fish Yassa

Senegalese Fish Yassa

I've been a huge fan of Moroccan food for a while, and have begun to expand my horizons into the foods of other African countries. This is the…

John Spottiswood
May 2013
Advanced
4 votes
4516 views
Jollof Rice (a Nigerian party pillaf)

Jollof Rice (a Nigerian party pillaf)

This is basically rice in red capsicum (or bell pepper) and tomato sauce. Lots of onions, thyme and curry.…

Kike Nkana
May 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
9263 views
Moroccan braised beef

Moroccan braised beef

Braised tender beef intensely flavored with Moroccan spices, delivers the warm, sweet-savory flavors of Morocco.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Jun 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
2695 views
Pepper-crusted ostrich fillet

Pepper-crusted ostrich fillet

you can substitute with beef fillet–it also work well with the bite of pepper and the tangy ginger-lemon sauce. Fillet is a lovely meat to use…

Peter Brown
Mar 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
4421 views
Lamb Meatball and Fava Bean Tagine / Morocco

Lamb Meatball and Fava Bean Tagine / Morocco

This is truly a hand-crafted meal - it takes time. I know that only the most devoted will make this. But it…

Amos Miller
Jun 2011
Professional
5 votes
8842 views
Moroccan Short Ribs

Moroccan Short Ribs

This yummy short ribs recipe is full of delicious flavors and lots of colorful and tasty vegetables. It goes great over couscous or mashed…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
10083 views
Moroccan Broiled Fish Skewers or Fillets

Moroccan Broiled Fish Skewers or Fillets

This is a tasty Moroccan dish that you are sure to love. Serve it over salad, cous cous, bulgar pilaf, or…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2011
Advanced
3 votes
3834 views
Oriental Kebab

Oriental Kebab

Oriental Kebab

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
5143 views
Calamari tagine

Calamari tagine

Calamari tagine

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
4691 views
BAMYA (MEAT WITH OKRA)

BAMYA (MEAT WITH OKRA)

I love Arabian food. It's so palatable and mild in spices. This dish is the gastronomic delight of Egypt.

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO-AYUB
Jul 2010
Advanced
1 vote
3386 views
Traditional Cape (South African) fish cake

Traditional Cape (South African) fish cake

Fish cakes are very much a Cape food and most white fish is suitable for fish cakes although I remember my…

Peter Brown
May 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
3301 views