• Hot Chili Oil
  • Mint and Citrus Smoked Chicken
  • Zucchini and Artichoke Hearts with Charmoula
  • Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Almonds
  • Dashi – Making Japanese Soup Stock
  • Harissa – Sauce of Opportunity
  • Marrakech Street Bread
  • Chickpea, Cilantro and Cumin Salad

Chili Lime Soup with Yams

I have been meaning to write this soup up for quite a while.  Since we cooked it again on Sunday (my bother in law, Greg came by for lunch), I had another shot at it.  I think that one of the reasons that I keep forgetting to write something about this soup is that it is… 

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Chili Lime Soup with Yams

I have been meaning to write this soup up for quite a while.  Since we cooked it again on Sunday (my bother in law, Greg came by for lunch), I had another shot at it.  I think that one of the reasons that I keep forgetting to write something about this soup is that it is… 

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Chicken Tagine with Apricots

Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Almonds

This is the main dish that we made for Friday dinner with my friend Jason this week. The concept originated from recipe in Paula Wolfert’s book Food of Morocco, but ended up straying a bit far from the original. For those of you not familiar with tagines, the term refers to both a slow cooked… 

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Garbanzo Spinach Soup

Chickpea and Spinach Soup Flavored with Cumin and Tahini

This is a rich one…and considerably less spicy than most things that we have on our table.  I do believe that this particular soup will be a repeat visitor to our table.  It fills a somewhat special niche in the soup world; it is a creamy soup that does not involve cooking with cream.  For anyone… 

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Anchovie and Olive Crackers

Anchovy and Olive Crackers

Ok, I know how it sounds…not good.  All I can ask is that, as you think this concept through, you keep in mind that there are a lot of people out there right now eating horrible little yellow fish crackers.  These are better.  They are probably the original fish cracker; and they actually contain fish!… 

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