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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
26397 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
4098 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
7678 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
15397 views
Chicken and Eggplant Tagine

Chicken and Eggplant Tagine

I was shopping for a chicken and eggplant stew and both the eggplant and the bell peppers were on sale...so I bought extra. We ended up making two…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
7 votes
4053 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
7873 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
8837 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
9549 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
2864 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
2900 views
Sadza

Sadza

The cornmeal-based dietary staple of Zimbabwe is also the national dish, called sadza. Sadza to the Zimbabweans is like rice to the Chinese, or…

Grant Loney
Aug 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
4879 views
koshari

koshari

famous egyptian food

nani ahmad
May 2009
Intermediate
2 votes
6360 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
1754 views
Lamb Tagine with Tomatoes and Roasted Eggplant

Lamb Tagine with Tomatoes and Roasted Eggplant

This is a Mediterranean spirited Tagine. It reminds me of the great lamb stews found from Morocco all the way…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
3 votes
2622 views
A Stupendous One Dish Wonder, Moroccan Chicken Stew

A Stupendous One Dish Wonder, Moroccan Chicken Stew

This sweet and savory stew is unbelievably easy to make, soooo delicious and ready in 35 minutes. It’s not only…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Dec 2011
Professional
2 votes
2158 views