Posts by Nisrine Merzouki

Moroccan-born Nisrine Merzouki blogs at Dinners & Dreams, where she features recipes from Morocco as well as other Mediterranean and international dishes. She lives in Florida with her husband and daughter.


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Moroccan-born Nisrine Merzouki is the author of Marrakesh Express, a Moroccan cookbook. Her blog, Dinners & Dreams, features recipes from Morocco as well as other Mediterranean and international dishes. She lives in Florida with her husband and daughter.

At her elbow in the kitchen

Learning to make pancakes with Mother

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June 10, 2010

As a child, I used to get very excited around this time of year. Not only because school was going to end soon, but also and especially because of all the fun I knew I would soon be having with my mother in the kitchen.

It was our summer ritual, our mother-daughter tradition, that ignited my interest in cooking. As a child, the whole experience was filled with fun. From the colorful produce to watching my mother’s every move and absorbing her passion for cooking, to the jovial laughter and intoxicating smells, to the thrill of performing an “adult” task — I loved it all.

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