Machboos – from Emirates


Machboos is really a dish that surprises. And as you eat clean on the plate, licks his fingers and wonder if there’s more. It comes from the United Arab Emirates. The first time I ate it, was in Cairo (Egypt’s capital and Africa’s largest city) at a restaurant that specialized in food away from the…

Charmila bel bayd


Charmila bel bayd means Charmila with eggs. This typical breakfast and lunch specials are served throughout North Africa and this is coming from Morocco. If you want you can exclude eggs and get a vegan dish. Cheap, easy and tasty it is. 1 chopped yellow onion 2 chopped tomatoes oil salt, pepper 0.5 tsp hot…

Morocco meatball tajine with pasta


If you have not eaten food from Morocco before, then now’s the time.  Moroccan cuisine is an exciting journey in the land of spices.  Please read a bit about Moroccan food in the states I have on this site. Here in Morocco, the food is spicy without being hot. Many spices but not so that someone takes over. Harissa is obviously…