About Paula Wolfert

Paula Wolfert

Paula Wolfert is an expert on Mediterranean food and the author of nine cookbooks, including her most recent title, The Food of Morocco. She's won the James Beard Award, the Julia Child Award, the M.F.K. Fisher Award, and the Tastemaker Award, and was a finalist for the UK's André Simon Award. Wolfert lives in Sonoma, CA.

Preserved Lemons Recipe

Preserved Lemons

Perhaps the most iconic and indispensable ingredient in Moroccan cooking. And perhaps the easiest thing to make ever.

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Moroccan Meatballs Recipe

Moroccan Meatballs | Kefta Tagine

So many meatball recipes, so little time—though we strongly suggest you make the time for these intoxicatingly spiced little lovelies.

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Catalan Cream Custard Recipe

Catalan Custard | Crèma Catalana

This Spanish custard, called crema, is rich, creamy, and simple to make. The custard is made with milk and cream, so it’s lighter. Serve the crema warm.

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Beef Paupiettes Recipe

Beef Paupiettes Recipe

These beef paupiettes are stuffed with pancetta and herbs, and rolled. The beef rolls are then sauteed. Once seared, the rolls are simmered.

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RibollitaRibollita in the Style of Siena Recipe

Ribollita in the Style of Siena

This Italian ribollita is dense with bread, greens, beans, and caramelized onions. Rich with flavor, the ribbolita is a family dish.

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Snails with Walnuts

Toasted walnuts, seasoned butter, and crème fraîche or cream accompany snails in this rich, comforting French recipe from the southwest of France.

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Chicken with Tart Grape Sauce

Meaty chicken legs are sauteed in butter with plenty of garlic and then white wine and verjus are tipped in. The crowning touch is the addition of sour grapes.

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Sweet Pumpkin with Walnuts

Sweet Pumpkin with Walnuts

Surprise is underrated. That’s exactly why we so like this unexpected yet inspired riff on winter squash roasted with maple.

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Avocado-Sardine Toasts Recipe

Avocado-Sardine Toasts

Silky slices of ripe avocado and marinated fat strips of salty sardine fillets topped with crisp strings of scallions and chives sit atop of toast slices.

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Pot-Roasted Pork Loin with Fall Fruits

Pork loin is first brined then pot-roasted for maximum flavor. Fall fruits, including raisins, figs, apricots, and prunes, are stewed and added to the pot.

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