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Moroccan Chicken Pastilla

Pastilla (pronounced pas-tee-ya), also known as bastilla or basteeya, is a savoury-sweet Moroccan meat pie made by filling a phyllo pastry with a mixture of spiced braised poultry, eggs, and ground almonds. It is the national dish of the city of Fes in Morocco. There are many variations on the layering and spicing of the […]

Stuffed Sweet Peppers – New & Improved

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Shepherd’s Pie with Mexican Spices – Part 3

Another variation on the Shepherd’s Pie theme.  I started this series with a old-fashioned Irish Cottage Pie, followed by one with Indian seasonings.  In my Internet travels, I have discovered this Mexican seasoned – Chicken Tamale Pie.   This recipe is fun because a cornmeal/polenta-type topping replaces the traditional potato. Although I followed most of the […]