Category Archive: African Food

Vegetarian Harira

Harira is a traditional Moroccan dish made with chickpeas.  This version has only vegetables, spices, and a little olive oil.  This recipe makes a lot, so if you prefer, you can cut it… Continue reading

Moroccan Chicken Soup

Do you ever pick up those free booklets from your grocery store?  You know the ones full of ideas and ads from their merchandise?  Well you should! They have pretty good recipes in… Continue reading

Quick Preserved Lemon

Preserved lemon is an ingredient often used in Moroccan cooking.  It traditional takes weeks to make and lasts quite a while.  This recipe is a short-cut to give you a similar flavor, but… Continue reading

Chicken Tagine

A tagine is a clay cooking vessel used in North Africa to braise stews. It also refers to the stew itself. The vessel consists of a flat dish with a removable conical top.… Continue reading

Kuku Wa Nazi (Chicken Stewed in Coconut Milk)

Some of the ingredients may not be completely authentic as I have adjusted the recipe to include ingredients readily found in American grocery stores, while trying to stay true to the flavors of… Continue reading

Grilled Lemon Chicken with Moroccan Couscous

I know this recipe looks like a lot of work, but it really only LOOKS like a lot of work.  Most of the ingredients are spices.