Morocco Lamb Tagine with Prunes and Almonds
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Flavours of Morocco Lamb Tagine with Prunes and Almonds

Last year we travelled to Southern Spain. It’s hard to imagine how quickly the days have passed since that trip. This year we headed to Morocco. As always, for me, learning about food is part of our preparations for the trip. Markipedia is doing his bit to ensure we don’t …

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Olives Marrakesh Culinary Travel Morocco
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March 2023 Visit Marrakesh with Pitcher and Powell Culinary Adventure

It is hard to believe that our last visit to Marrakesh was in October 2019. However, the good news is that Pitcher and Powell are planning a return trip to Morocco from March 3-9, 2023. Join the founders for an unforgettable six (6) night getaway to exotic North Africa. Getting …

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Lamd Mechoui North African Recipe
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Lamb Mechoui a North African Recipe

Provencal cuisine is a tapestry of culinary influences from all over the Mediterranean, including North Africa. One dish that is perfect for al fresco festive occasions is lamb mechoui (or méchoui) slow-roasted on a spit. For those unfamiliar with mechoui, it is a festive lamb dish from North Africa. It’s usually made from …

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Chicken Carrot Apricot tagine Recipe uno casa
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Chicken, Carrot and Apricot Tagine Recipe

Here’s a recipe for chicken, carrot and apricot tagine that will take you straight to Morocco via France. Sweet, savoury, and quick to prepare. This beautiful tagine conjures up images of spice-filled Marrakesh. No need to go to North Africa, though, to enjoy this deliciously sweet and savoury dish. You …

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Recipe Chicken Tagine Green Olives and Preserved Lemon
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Recipe for Chicken Tagine with Green Olives and Preserved Lemon

Cocoa and Lavender reached a milestone 10th birthday in February – 10 years and over 500 recipes published. At the beginning, I had no idea what to write. I had never taken a food photo, not even surreptitiously in a restaurant. I didn’t have a clue about how blogs work. …

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Dessert Moroccan Almond Cigars
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For Dessert Moroccan Almond Cigars a Sweet Treat

Moroccan Almond Cigars or Cigares Marocains aux Amandes (in French) are crunchy, sticky, sweet and delicious!

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Sweet Moroccan Cucumber Salad
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Sweet Moroccan Cucumber Salad

Are you looking for a refreshing spring-summer salad to serve with your dinner?  On the last Pitcher & Powell Culinary Adventure to Marrakech, we learned to make this simple, yet stunning sweet cucumber salad!  The only ingredient that you may not have on hand but can be ordered from a …

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Vegetarian Moroccan Tagine Recipe Marrakesh Culinary Adventure
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Vegetarian Moroccan Tagine a Recipe from Marrakesh

The word tagine describes two things a heavy earthenware dish with a conical lid, and a slow-cooked stew. The following recipe for Vegetarian Moroccan Tagine is one from our Pitcher & Powell Cuisine & Culture trip to Marrakesh in 2019.

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Moroccan Zaalouk d’Aubergine Spiced Eggplant Salad
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Moroccan Zaalouk d’Aubergine a Spiced Eggplant Salad

Provence is an intriguing place for food lovers and what we like to showcase during our culinary adventures. Traditional Provencal cuisine comes from basic roots. Recipes are typically uncomplicated making use of seasonal produce, wild herbs (herbes de Provence), fish scraps and slow-cooked meats. Here is my recipe for slow-cooked …

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Make Moroccan Pastillas Home Vegetable and Shrimp
Fish & SeafoodMain CourseProvencal RecipesTasha PowellTasteVegetarian

How to Make Moroccan Pastillas at Home

Pastilla is a typical Moroccan dish, which we learned to make on our last culinary adventure to Marrakesh. Layers of pastry similar to phyllo wrap around a savoury filling of shredded chicken, spicy seafood or a vegetarian mixture. The traditional pastilla (bastilla or b’stilla) found in Marrakech is a sweet …

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