A native Moroccan shares 100 recipes for the vibrant and delicious dishes of her homeland.
"A book that is infused with the flavors of Morocco and is as accessible as it is inspiring."
-- Nigella Lawson
Nargisse Benkabbou grew up in a food-oriented family that nurtured her connection with her roots and country of origin, Morocco. On her popular blog, MyMoroccanFood.com, she shares her family's recipes and her innovative cross-cultural creations.
Casablanca features 100 recipes for simple and satisfying Moroccan meals for family and entertaining. Benkabbou describes the essential elements in Moroccan cuisine and how to make them - Ras el Hanout spice mix, preserved lemons, harissa paste, scented waters, couscous, chermoula and Moroccan tea. She also introduces the tagine and explains how to use it.
The recipes include:
Casablanca will be eagerly welcomed by those familiar with Moroccan food and by adventurous cooks wanting to expand their culinary horizons.
Nargisse Benkabbou was born in Morocco and raised in Brussels. In addition to her popular blog, MyMoroccanFood.com, and a growing social media profile, she is active in experimenting with new cooking techniques, recipe development, food photography, cooking classes and working as a guest chef. She has appeared in, contributed to and been featured in a variety of media, including CNN. She lives in London, UK.