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Ful Medames – Vegetarian Fava Bean Stew

Ful Medames is one of my favorite vegetarian dishes to make! My mom taught me how to make her recipe when I first moved out for college. It's a very affordable dish to make and packed with flavor!


The Best Garlic Bread

Garlic bread is one of my favorite sides! This recipe has one secret that makes it super fluffy AND crispy. Just serve it with some pasta and a side salad and you have a whole dinner spread that will impress.


Potato Tornadoes

Potatoes in the shape of a spiral! So fun to make and to eat. Inspired by the potato tornadoes I'd buy from the Asian night markets, they're so crispy and delicious.


Cheese-Stuffed Breadsticks

A blast from the past! These cheese-stuffed mozzarella sticks were my favorite thing to get from the cafeteria in elementary school. Some people call them bosco sticks. Now you can make them as an adult and even better with a garlic, parmesan, and herb coating.

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Hasselback Waffle-Cut Potatoes

These potatoes come with a guarantee that they'll change your life! Super crispy and the shape is so cute. They're basically like a thin version of hasselback potatoes but with a criss-cut style to maximize crispy surface area. Plus, the garlic parmesan and herb butter takes these bites to another level.


Avocado Egg Rolls

These avocado egg rolls taste just like the ones you’d order at a restaurant! Pair it with a sweet and tangy dipping sauce and appetizers are covered. If you are avocado-obsessed like me, these will be a new favorite! It is the perfect blend of flavor. These are inspired by the avocado egg rolls on […]


Manaeesh Taquitos

My new favorite fusion food to make! Manaeesh meets Taquitos. I always have weird ways of eating food so sometimes I like to roll up manaeesh and eat it like that and so that’s how this idea came up! You can change this recipe up and do zaatar and cheese or just cheese. You can […]


Maakouda with Lemon Harissa Aioli

Fried potatoes spiced with the flavors of Morocco – this is Maakouda! This Moroccan potato fritter can be served as an appetizer or in a sandwich. The sandwich version is commonly sold on the streets back in Morocco and it’s like their equivalent of falafel. I served it with a tangy and creamy harissa dip […]


Arayes – Meat Stuffed Pita



Zaalouk – Eggplant and Tomato Dip

One of my favorite vegetables that are so versatile is eggplant and it’s the star in this traditional side salad famous in Morocco called Zaalouk. The best part is it can be eaten in so many different ways but you can’t go wrong with lots of bread to dip into. For an alternative, I roasted […]

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