Preserved Lemons – three ways

Like most things, there a few methods to preserve lemons.  These are two of the methods I use, plus I have included the Greek method for you to try as well. See which one you prefer.  I tend to use the Moroccan method more these days. Preserved Lemons  Cut lemons into quarters. Place two tablespoons [...]

By | 2017-07-11T15:45:50+10:00 July 11th, 2017|Condiments, Condiments, Lemons, Mediterranean, Moroccan, Morocco, Recipes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Preserved Lemons – three ways

Date Harvest culinary tour to Marrakesh, October 2017

Morocco Beyond the Bay continues this year with many happy, adventurous travellers joining our culinary tours arranged by Cooking on the Bay and Edwina Golombek, chef and owner of the House of Fusion in Marrakesh.  A small group is about to depart at the end of August to enjoy their exotic adventure.  In these culinary [...]

By | 2016-12-07T19:32:13+11:00 August 22nd, 2016|Culinary Travel, Marrakesh, Moroccan, Morocco, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Date Harvest culinary tour to Marrakesh, October 2017

Shakshuka

Shakshuka is a popular Israeli breakfast dish of eggs poached in a spicy tomato sauce, often mopped up with bread; is also served at other times of the day. It makes an excellent vegetable side with steak and a lunch dish served with a salad. The origins of shakshuka seem to be debatable; some say [...]

By | 2016-12-07T19:32:25+11:00 February 22nd, 2016|Mediterranean, Moroccan, Recipes|Comments Off on Shakshuka

The Moroccan Berber omelette is also known in Morocco as Shakshuka

Guest Chef Edwina Golombek, from The House of Fusion, the residential culinary riad and cooking school,  in Marrakesh, shared her Moroccan Berber omelette when she presented her Moroccan cooking classes here last year.  It is also known in Morocco as Shakshuka.  Originating in the deserts of North Africa, this omelette is served anytime of the [...]

By | 2016-12-07T19:32:25+11:00 February 22nd, 2016|Cooking classes, Mediterranean, Moroccan, Recipes|Comments Off on The Moroccan Berber omelette is also known in Morocco as Shakshuka

Moroccan mint tea with Edwina at the House of Fusion, Marrakesh

Mint tea is an integral part of Moroccan life and the Moroccans drink it all day - at the beginning of the meals and as a welcome to guests. It is often served with little pastries, cakes and biscuit treats. In the Berber villages they tend to use just one mint, we often used a [...]

By | 2016-06-16T22:10:23+10:00 May 22nd, 2015|Culinary Travel, Marrakesh, Moroccan, Morocco, Recipes, Travel|Comments Off on Moroccan mint tea with Edwina at the House of Fusion, Marrakesh

Tangier with lamb cooked in the Hammam of Marrakesh

The tangier is a slow roasted meal, made in a tangier pot, with meat such as lamb, chicken, beef or osso bucco cuts, plus garlic, water, lots of saffron and a special tangier spice called rosea. The tangier is cooked in the Hammam coals for some hours. Rosea is the special spice mixture used in [...]

By | 2016-06-16T22:12:15+10:00 May 20th, 2015|Food - spices, Marrakesh, Moroccan, Morocco, Recipes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tangier with lamb cooked in the Hammam of Marrakesh