Moroccan Lamb Stew with Figs and Chickpeas

Lamb Stew Couscous

It’s the time of year when I have an urge to travel. Call it cabin fever, restlessness, or simply the craving to be somewhere different, where it’s warm, spicy and balmy. The sights, smells and sounds of new cultures are revitalizing. Time slows down, and the smallest details are observed and savored ¬†amidst a kaleidescope […]

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Lamb Stew with Raisins and Honey

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~ Moroccan Lamb Stew with Raisins and Honey ~ It’s the time of year when I have an urge to travel. Call it cabin fever, restlessness, or simply the craving to be somewhere different, where it’s warm, spicy and balmy. The sights, smells and sounds of new cultures are revitalizing. Time slows down, and the […]

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Moroccan Lamb Stew and a recipe for Ras el Hanout

Lamb Stew Couscous

Still fixated on warming stews, I recently prepared this lamb stew¬†which not only has heat but the heady aroma of exotic spice. Its secret ingredient is ras el hanout. Ras el hanout is a north African spice blend which may include upwards of 50 spices, including cinnamon, cardamom, clove, turmeric and cayenne. The name, translated, […]

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