Archive for December, 2011

We had a great time on BMA at 9am with Chef Mourad Lahlou. He just released his new cookbook called Mourad: New Moroccan. He showed us some Moroccan dishes from his cookbook that are easy for home cooks to replicate for holiday parties.

Chef Mourad came to the United States when he was 20 to study economics at San Francisco State University. He missed his native cuisine, so he taught himself how to recreate his favorite Moroccan dishes with local ingredients and his own inventive techniques. He’s now the chef/owner of Aziza in San Francisco. He’s been recognized as one of the most dynamic and individual chefs in the Bay Area. He’s known for the way he showcases the great flavors of his native cuisine in ways that harmonize with fresh, local, artisanal ingredients.


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