Moroccan Carrot Raisin Salad – The Best Carrot Raisin Salad

Moroccan Carrot Raisin Salad – The Best Carrot Raisin Salad Moroccan Carrot Raisin Salad
with Preserved Lemon, Harissa & Pomegranate Molasses

Bold and complex flavors make Moroccan Carrot Raisin Salad the best carrot raisin salad. Citrusy/sharp with preserved lemon, moderately spicy with harissa, and tart/sweet with pomegranate molasses. It’s definitely the uniquely flavored dressing that makes this salad such a standout. Continue reading

Preserved Lemon Hummus Recipe ♥ ♥ ♥

Preserved Lemon Hummus RecipePreserved Lemon Hummus – So Good You’ll Want to Make a Double Recipe

Now that jars of preserved lemons live in our refrigerator, Preserved Lemon Hummus reigns as our favorite. Preserved lemons add an amazingly deep and complex lemon flavor to hummus. Continue reading

Moroccan Chard w/ Ras El Hanout & Preserved Lemon

Moroccan Chard w/ Ras El Hanout & Preserved Lemon Moroccan Chard Inspired by Mourad Lahlou

A few magazines and cookware catalogs I read, or at least look at, from cover to cover. I store them in a basket. Folded corners mark the special stories and recipes I want to revisit. Periodically the overflowing basket begs to be cleaned out. Its spring cleaning began in earnest two weeks ago, until Continue reading

Braised Fennel & Carrots w/ Preserved Lemon

Braised Fennel & Carrots w/ Preserved LemonBraised Fennel & Carrots for Spring

It all started with these two gorgeous globe artichokes. I bought them at a local market a few weeks ago along with a large bulb of fennel. I’d been waiting for the first artichokes—a sure sign of spring—to appear. As I wanted to make a recipe Continue reading

Curried Quinoa Salad w/ Dried Cranberries & Toasted Almonds

Curried Quinoa Salad w/ Dried Cranberries & Toasted AlmondsChisaya Mama—the Mother Grain of the Incas

For almost 6000 years, quinoa (pronounced keen-wa)—known as the sacred grain of the Incas—has been cultivated in the Andean mountain regions of Peru, Chile and Bolivia. And yet quinoa is not a grain Continue reading