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Meatball Tagine is Moroccan comfort food at it’s best. We spent a month in Marrakech and tried out quite a few tagine dishes. Tagine or Tajine dishes get their names for the pottery dish with a cone-shaped lid in which they are slow cooked to perfection.  In this dish, meatballs are slow cooked in a …

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Tagine dishes get their name from the pottery dish with a cone-shaped lid in which they are slowed cooked to perfection. We tried a number of Tagine dishes while in Marrakech, Morocco. They run from savory to sweet with the addition of dried fruit and honey. This version, Chicken Tagine with Apricots, Prunes and Preserved …

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When we were planning a visit to Marrakesh we couldn’t wait to try Chicken Tagine. And when we tried our first authentic chicken tagine dish, we knew we had been right! It was sublime!  The savory, briny notes of preserved lemons and olives with aromatic spices, created a delightful and well-balanced dish. The chicken itself …

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Kimchi is a spicy fermented condiment, similar in concept to German sauerkraut. Both of these two cabbage-based foods are used as strong flavor enhancers, but there are sharp differences between the two dishes. Korean kimchi is characterized by its intense spiciness and pungent notes. Traditional kimchi is made with gochujang, which is a paste made …

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We recently spent a month in “The Red City” and compiled our list of what to do in Marrakech, Morocco.  Marrakech is an African destination on many people’s travel bucket lists. And for good reason. From wandering through the old walled city, world-class shopping, to exploring the exotic food, to seaside side trips, Marrakech has …

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This traditional Moroccan bread, or Khobtz, is served with almost every meal in Marrakech. The round bread is torn into pieces and used as a scoop when eating dishes like slow-cooked juicy tagines, couscous or cooked vegetable salads. It is also scooped out and stuffed with savory fillings by street vendors for the crowds into …

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