Mahjouba | Algerian Crepes

A very thin and flaky flatbread made with semolina flour and filled with a spicy tomato and onion mixture.  When looking for a recipe to make with M, I kept skipping past the Mahjouba recipe as most of the recipe

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Himbasha | H’mbasha | Ambasha | Ethiopian Flatbread

Himbasha | H’mbasha | Ambasha is an Ethiopian Flatbread, often made as a celebratory bread. It is a mildly sweet flatbread flavored with cardamom, raisin and black sesame seeds.  Himbasha | H’mbasha | Ambasha, is an Ethiopian celebration bread, made

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Aish Baladi | Egyptian Flatbread | Vegan Flatbread from Egypt

Aish Baladi is an ancient Egyptian Flatbread made with 100% Whole Wheat flour and is Vegan.  We are beginning our Month long Mega Blogging Marathon and the theme for this month is very close to my heart. I am going

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Baghrir with Orange Butter Sauce | Moroccan Semolina Pancake

Baghrir is a famous pancake / crepe from the North African cuisine especially the Moroccan region. It is also called as ‘1000 holes Pancake’ as it is a soft and spongy pancake with many holes. When looking for breakfast recipes

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Koshari | Kushari – Egyptian Street Food

Koshari or Kushari is a very popular Egyptian Street Food that is made with Rice, lentils and Pasta which is then topped with a spicy tomato sauce and caramelized onions.   Koshari or Kushari is a very popular Egyptian dish

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Moroccan Olive Bread – Vegan Olive Bread

Moroccan Olive bread, a Vegan Olive bread that is crusty on the outside and chewy on the inside, makes for a great sandwich bread.   When trying different cuisine, one of the first thing that comes to my mind is

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Moroccan Stuffed Dates | Dates Stuffed with Almond Paste

Whole dates stuffed with mildly sweet and very rich almond paste makes these Moroccan Stuffed Dates and very popular dessert during the Ramadan Season. We are almost towards the end of the year and we just have 2 more weeks

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Y for Yemarina Yewotet Dabo | Ethiopian Spiced Honey Bread

  This was one of the breads that was chosen for the alphabet Y long before the Mega marathon started. The recipe for Yemarina Yewote Dabo, the Ethipian spiced honey bread was pretty straight forward and I kept postponing the

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U for Umm Ali | Egyptian Dessert

  Umm Ali, the name of the dish was very different and that made me venture deeper into it. When I saw that it was an Egyptian dessert, I immediately decided that we would like it. My family has an

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Plantain Balls | Kaklo | Krakro | Ghanaian Spicy Plantain Balls

Ghana cuisine uses abundance of plantains in their cooking and I was amazed to see so many vegetarian snacks that I could make with them. Most of the recipes (if not all) called for over-ripe plantains. When they mean over

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