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Moroccan Dates with Rose Syrup

In my locale I seem to be surrounded by roses…the Rose City, Rose Parade, Rose Bowl, Rose Tea Room, references to roses everywhere, even outside my window there currently is a quiet riot of roses exploding in my garden, which reminds me of a little sweet Bijouxs – Moroccan Dates with Rose Syrup – everything is coming up roses at Bijouxs. Continue reading Moroccan Dates with Rose Syrup

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Chicken Tagine with Green Olives & Preserved Lemon

At the surface my experience cooking tagines feels recent, that is within the last 10 years, but upon reflection my roots to Moroccan cooking run deep to the very beginning of my cooking experience. What is now over 30 years ago, I had the pleasure of taking a cooking class with Paula Wolfert. As a young bride and very young cook, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to take a class from this fabulous chef. Paula’s memorable class on Moroccan food transported me to the sights and smells of Tangier not only through the food, but also through her words. Her articles from Saveur magazine will transport you too. She shares that Tangier “was also the place where I found my vocation as food writer—where I discovered who I really was.” What a wonderful experience. Continue reading Chicken Tagine with Green Olives & Preserved Lemon