Artichoke Tagine with Peas, Baby Potatoes and Preserved Lemon (vegan)

Artichoke Tagine with Peas, Baby Potatoes and Preserved Lemon (vegan)

It's been a while since I've last posted a tagine recipe! Well, this mainly proves one thing: Moroccan cuisine is not only about tagines, don’t you think?  Not that I don't love love love our yummy stews but Moroccan food has so many other treasures to offer, like bastilaalmond briouates or maakouda!

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Roasted Cauliflower, Apricots and Chickpea Tagine (Vegan)

Roasted Cauliflower, Apricots and Chickpea Tagine (Vegan)

This past weekend was the sunniest of all weekends in London, it really felt like summer. We went to the park and had a picnic with Laelia for the first time. She was very intrigued by the ducks and the baby swans but she was also very scared of the grass. Do all babies get scared of the grass?  We ate chocolate chip cookies and stuffed batbouts with chicken, preserved lemons and olive tagine. I can’t wait for the weather to be sunny again and prepare more picnic friendly recipes. It was so much fun.

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Zaammus - Zaalouk + Hummus Dip

Zaammus - Zaalouk + Hummus Dip

I am back from Beirut with beautiful memories and fantastic culinary ones! My belly was so happy over there. It was my forth time in Beirut but this time was very special!

This time I made it my mission to discover as many new foods as I could, exclusively levantine foods, of course. I loved doing this! Actually, I should do it everywhere I go. Everyone should! There’s something very satisfying about going out of your comfort zone and trying new foods. Obviously, I was already pretty familiar with this type of cuisine thanks to my favourite human on earth aka husband aka Zayd who is Syrian and whose family has taught me a lot about Levantine foods. 

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Taktouka

Taktouka

You guys are all familiar with shakshuka right? Well, let me introduce you to taktouka ! Shakshuka and taktouka both sound funny and taste amazingly delicious but they are two different dishes! In Morocco, taktouka refers to a very common salad/dip (such as zaaloukbakoulaetc.) made mainly of very simple ingredients: green bell peppers, tomatoes, garlic and olive oil.

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