Born & raised in Kansas. Married to a Moroccan and now live in Michigan. Love trying new recipes, hiking, photography. Enjoy reading about Islam, sociology/class/race, and cookbooks. Trying to learn Arabic to speak to my in-laws.
My favorite things to cook
Moroccan, Indian/Pakistani, Thai
My favorite family cooking traditions
Ramadan & Eid
My cooking triumphs
Bastilla (sweet & spicy Moroccan chicken and almonds in a phyllo dough crust)
My cooking tragedies
Made and baked mango cake while talking on the phone (long conversation, let me tell you!). Took cake out of the oven and thought it looked dry. Then saw the bowl of diced mangoes on the counter.