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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
25099 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
6678 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
7037 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
3312 views
Oriental Kebab

Oriental Kebab

Oriental Kebab

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
3956 views
Calamari tagine

Calamari tagine

Calamari tagine

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
3657 views
Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style

Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style

We adopted this recipe from our Egyptian babysitter in San Francisco named Hoda. We came to her house once to pick up our son and were greeted by…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2008
Advanced
4 votes
14770 views
haruf

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haruf

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
3400 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
3392 views
Morrocan Grilled Salmon

Morrocan Grilled Salmon

This is a flavorful recipe that we adapted from one on Food Network. The addition of cayenne pepper along with extra garlic and cumin give this a…

John Spottiswood
Jun 2016
Advanced
2 votes
1224 views
Dhania Chicken (coriander/cilantro chicken)

Dhania Chicken (coriander/cilantro chicken)

This is a really subtle chicken dish that is full of coriander flavour that I found posted in seriouseats.com…

Padma Priya Manikam
Dec 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
3635 views
Lamb and cabbage rissoles (meat Balls)

Lamb and cabbage rissoles (meat Balls)

Browseing through some recipes I camr accross this very tasty meat ball with a difference done by Henrie Geyser…

Peter Brown
Oct 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
1273 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
8023 views
Tagine of Chicken with Turnips

Tagine of Chicken with Turnips

This is a wonderful recipe we made for a large group last night. I doubled the recipe below...but provide this as guidance for a normal night's…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2010
Advanced
6 votes
2296 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
Jul 2010
Advanced
1 vote
2411 views