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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
35783 views
SWAHILI KUKU

SWAHILI KUKU

Kenyans love chicken. After living in Kenya for a while I have fallen in love for this particular dish because of the very basic ingredients being…

Anita Mary Amalor
Sep 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
65375 views
Harira Soup

Harira Soup

This is the traditional soup served at sunset to break the daily fast observed during the 30 days of Ramadan. Recipes vary from family to family…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2009
Advanced
6 votes
22161 views
Boontjie Sop (Bean Soup)

Boontjie Sop (Bean Soup)

We call this STEWP as it should be nice and thick so your spoon can stand up in it . Wonderful on a cold night. It is a traditional South African…

Peter Brown
Jul 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
12331 views
Fried Rice Bowl from Madagascar

Fried Rice Bowl from Madagascar

Everyone loves fried rice, and its very popular in Madagascar.

Rachael Johnson
Feb 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
9123 views
Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern…

Joyce Leung
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
18628 views
Moroccan Fish Soup

Moroccan Fish Soup

This is a flavorful, spicy soup that happens to be Moroccan but will remind you of fish soups found from Spain to Russia. It is a classic! Serves…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
4 votes
21524 views
PERI/PERI OIL

PERI/PERI OIL

In South Africa we tend to use a lot of Peri/Peri oil, I believe it originates from the old African Portuguese Colonies of Mozambique and Angola.…

Peter Brown
Oct 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
6125 views
Couscous Salad

Couscous Salad

My favorite side dish to take to picnics or bbq's

Lyndsey
Jan 2008
Beginner
6 votes
14529 views
OMALI

OMALI

OMALI

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Aug 2010
Professional
2 votes
19886 views
Black-Eyed Peas with Coconut Milk

Black-Eyed Peas with Coconut Milk

I adapted this from a recipe I found in the San Francisco Chronicle. My parents have told me that eating…

Mihir Shah
Jan 2009
Advanced
6 votes
10818 views
Egyptian Tirmis

Egyptian Tirmis

Egyptian Tirmis, or Lupini Beans. Popular as a bar snack and great with drinks.

Buttered Up
Jun 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
9991 views
Moroccan Split Pea Soup

Moroccan Split Pea Soup

This is a delicious and beautiful recipe I adapted from one in Paula Wolfert's beautiful book "the food of morocco". The split pea soup has…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2012
Advanced
3 votes
5811 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
15100 views
Moroccan Orange Salad

Moroccan Orange Salad

This fruit salad is quite refreshing as a side to a rich meal and incorporates nice complementary contrasts with a touch of the exotic, orange…

Marlin Rinehart
Feb 2010
Intermediate
6 votes
4016 views