Removing the tagine’s conical lid overwhelms , a riot of colors and aromas rising to excite the senses. Today’s picture gives an idea, perhaps, of the visuals, as four varieties of carrots, a wealth of greens, thin slices of fennel and, of course, the chicken itself excite nearly every imaginable shade. The aroma fully matches… Continue reading Lift the Lid
Heaven’s Kitchen, Right?
It must be, because nothing in this sphere approaches the magic cinnamon, ginger and apricots weave, waking lamb’s savor, making it light and taking on an almost gossamer richness. The lid is lifted and this spectacular aroma fills the kitchen and soon the house, drawing in the hungry, who soon forget anything else exists. It… Continue reading Heaven’s Kitchen, Right?
North African Staples
Planning to fill an evening in Marrakesh? Dinner plans for Tangiers? Better swing by the local market in town and pick up some supplies. Chances are, you’ll return from your expedition laden with the culinary treasures North Africa offers, from pine nuts eked from the windy mountains to sweet and tart apricots, dried in the… Continue reading North African Staples