Morocco has plenty of juice places. It’s a refreshing and inexpensive snack. Plus, they are beautiful–a delicious strawberry one. My favorite–an avocado with ground almonds and dates–sitting next to a mango friend. I love being together most of all.
I’ve said it before…I love Moroccan olives. These are my new neighborhood favorites marinated in garlic, lemon, and herbs. Pictured is 1/4 of a kilo priced at about 60 US cents. I confess I ate them all in one day. No regrets.
John turned 12 earlier this month. He loves creating (through drawing or legos), playing baseball, and providing comic relief. I’m so thankful that he is in our family.We enjoyed a trip to our local gardens that are filled with cool labyrinths and rope bridges. (And a fine dad that makes these places fun!)We enjoyed these … More Happy June birthdays
Our markets overflow with fresh vegetables at this time of year. A perfect time to make couscous! I am a definite novice and there are many ways of doing this, but this is what I do… With oil (both olive and regular) covering the bottom of a pan and over a flame, I add about … More Making Couscous
Josiah has been experimenting with cakes. We are so happy! Spurred on by a baking show, he tries to replicate what he sees. He’s at a slight disadvantage with the recreation as we only have gluten-free flours in our kitchen. But, if he can master gf cakes, that could only be to his advantage. It … More Black Magic Gluten-free Cake
Buttermilk is readily available here and makes this coffee cake delicious. It’s my favorite. The recipe is in my first gluten-free cookbook. Cinnamon Coffee Cake adapted from Carol Fenster 3/4 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 T. lemon peel 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups gluten-free flour blend of your choice 3/4 … More Gluten-free Cinnamon Coffee Cake
We love chocolate. We love peanut butter. Voila! This is a nice combo of both. 4 oz. (115 g.) dark chocolate bar 1/2 cup (115 g.) butter 3/4 cup sugar 3 eggs 1/2 c. cocoa powder (I use the dutch-processed) 1 tsp. vanilla 2 T. strong coffee Preheat oven, 300 degrees. Grease round, 8 in. pan, … More Gluten-free Brownie Cake
Once again Josiah has blessed our taste buds! He did some research and found a great recipe for Gluten-free Churros. Usually these type of recipes with multiple steps seem daunting to me, but he whipped them up two times in one week. They were yummy with cinnamon sugar on top. Then he made some great gluten … More Our Iron Chef strikes again
When my daughter was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2009 in the US, I poured over gluten-free food blogs, compliled recipes from a faithful gf friend, and scanned through the pile of books that my dad lovingly bought. I remember thinking that it was a change but doable, that I could learn much from those … More Adventures in baking gluten free–Making the flour