A Spanish savory pie, Pastela Moruna is related to Moroccan bastila though not as sweet or rich. Rotisserie chicken and puff pastry make this a quick meal.
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This tart is citrus-packed. Thin-skinned oranges are arranged in a flower pattern in a buttery crust that’s brushed with orange marmalade then baked until soft.
For this Spanish recipe, a whole sea bass is baked in a salt crust, sealing in its sweetness and moistness. A tart tomato dressing complements the fish.
A dark pudding-like chocolate cake flavored with espresso and hazelnut liqueur and studded with chopped hazelnuts is topped with a bittersweet chocolate glaze.
Imam bayildi may be less famous than the French version – ratatouille – but it still magically transmutes eggplant, tomatoes and garlic into gold.