As you all know, The Cookbook Guru is featuring Paula Wolfert’s The Food of Morocco for March and April and, I must say, I love the book. Paula Wolfert’s recipes usually take a bit of time to prepare but they are absolutely worth it. Today’s recipe is no exception. It was to die for.
I find many of the recipes in the book are perfect for dinner parties as they can easily be, and arguably are best, made a day ahead.
This is another recipe from The Cookbook Guru’s feature cookbook, The Food of Morocco, by Paula Wolfert. I was flicking through the book (which, BTW, is fabulous. If you are interested in Moroccan cooking, check it out) and these little meat balls caught my eye. Maus is in charge of meatballs in our house so I thought I could kill two birds with one stone: sample another recipe from the feature cookbook and get Maus to cook dinner! Surprisingly, Maus was willing – maybe, after a quick read, she realised making the kefta was going to be extremely easy – put everything into a food processor and pulse, then form into walnut size balls. Couldn’t be easier than that! I offered to make the sauce. Luckily, that was just as easy. Continue reading
Alas, I forgot the pine nuts! Oh! Well, I will remember them tonight when we have the leftovers.
This month, the Cookbook Guru has asked members to pitch for a book or books to be featured. I have decided to pitch for The Food of Morocco by Paula Wolfert (a winner of the James Beard Award – the “Oscars” of the cookbook world). Continue reading