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Mussels Normandy

This classic dish of the northern applegrowing region of France, Normandy, has become a favorite all over the world. The freshest of mussels, with their salty taste of the sea, is the key to creating a memorable dish. Add a dash or two of Calvados with the crème fraiche at the end for extra authenticity. […]

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Shrimp Paella

Try this delicious paella recipe when you don’t feel like spending an hour preparing paella the traditional way. It has loads of flavor and it will be on the table in less than half an hour. The next time you cook this dish try experimenting and add other seafood such as clams and scallops. Details […]

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Honey, Mustard & Lemon Chicken

This quick and easy recipe is a great alternative to regular old grilled or fried chicken. The lemon and honey are wonderfully complemented by the earthy mustard and herb scents. Try using a combination of lemon and lime for extra citrus zing. If preferred, use thighs only with bone-in or de-boned. Details Serves: 4 Preparation […]

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Moroccan Food Guide

A few weeks ago, we traveled to Morocco to celebrate Karen’s birthday by glamping in the Moroccan desert. We spent over a week driving across the country, seeing all the sights, and eating all the foods of Morocco. This guide outlines what you can expect to eat while traveling to Morocco. Moroccan Mint Tea – […]

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The Best Moroccan Foods

Moroccan cuisine has been heavily influenced by the cultures and traditions of those who have inhabited the region over the centuries – notably, various waves of Arabs and Berber migrants. The country is known for its tagines, couscous, and other recipes that use these two staple ingredients in various ways. We’re going to take a […]

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Moroccan Meatball Tagine with Lemon and Saffron Butter Sauce

Petite meatballs seasoned with Moroccan spices are poached in a saffron-infused butter sauce. A little lemon juice adds a bit of complementary tangy flavor. If the only Moroccan kefta tagine you’re familiar with is the famous Kefta Mkaouara with Tomato Sauce, it’s time to try Moroccan Meatballs with Lemon and Saffron Butter Sauce. In this traditional Moroccan recipe, seasoned meatballs […]