Sephardic Recipes With A Modern Twist

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Moroccan Fish

Moroccan Fish

Rachel’s Moroccan Fish 3 lbs of branzino, fileted and cut into 8 pieces 1/4 teaspoon salt, for salting fish 1/4 cup of olive oil 4 to 6 garlic cloves, finely sliced 1 tablespoon cumin 1 tablespoon sweet paprika 1 teaspoon salt, for sauce 1 teaspoon white pepper 1 red pepper, sliced in long thin strips …

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Am Yisrael Chai Falafel Fest

Am Yisrael Chai Falafel Fest Is any Israeli Independence Day celebration complete without falafel? Well, not for Israelis who celebrate with a “mangal,” a Middle  Eastern-style outdoor grilling feast. But for us, no food is more Israeli than the golden falafel. During our last visit to Israel, the most memorable, most delicious, most reminisced-about meal …

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Tortilla de Patata

Tortilla de Patata

Rachel’s Tortilla de Patata 1 large onion, finely diced 8  large Russet potatoes, peeled and quartered 1 dozen eggs 1 bunch fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped 1 tablespoon turmeric Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 1/2 cup vegetable oil, for frying Squeeze of lemon, for serving Boil potatoes and coarsely  mash, leaving a few …

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Spicy Fish Chowder

1/4 cup olive oil1 large onion, diced4 garlic cloves, chopped6 celery stalks, finely chopped 1 green bell pepper, diced1 yellow bell pepper, diced3 cups shredded green cabbage 3 medium zucchini, diced2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon pepper2 14 ounce cans of fire roasted diced tomatoes1/2 cup white wine (can substitute with 2 tablespoons of wine vinegar)2 tablespoons tomato paste6 …

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