Cookingwithalia's Recipes


Taknetta is a unique homemade butter cookie that taste like 'speculoos'. In Morocco we prepare it for Eid and service it with toasted bread or dates! - 0

My Grandmother's Pasta

This week we are making my grandmother's pasta recipe. Very easy and super comforting!!! YUM! - 116.374

Moroccan Rice Pudding

This week, we are going to make another one of my grandmother's comfort food recipes! Moroccan rice pudding flavored with Orange Blossom Water. - 115.29

Moroccan Hash Browns

Today we are starting a series about my grandmother's comfort food recipes! The first one is these hash browns Moroccan style that she used to prepare for me when I was a kid. LOVE them!!!! - 118.643

Pumpkin Coconut Custard Laos Style

Today, we are making a very unique dessert by my friend Amone who is from Laos! A pumpkin filled with coconut milk custard! A dessert like you have never seen before! - 119.658

Scrambled Eggs With Chorizo

Now that we know how to make Chorizo, let's make an awesome breakfast using it!!! - 110.541

Mexican Beef Chorizo Homemade

My friend Ruben is sharing with us his family recipe on how to make Mexican Chorizo at home! - 115.269

Crêpes - French Pancakes

Crepes are my go-to recipe for a quick fix either savory or sweet! you can have them for breakfast, snack, lunch, or dinner! A one for all recipe!!! - 123.53

Banana Blossom Salad

Video directly from Vietnam! How to make Banana Blossom Salad. So refreshing! - 94.0175

Grilled Fish Hanoi Style - Vietnamese

Today, we are making a Vietnamese recipe right from Hanoi. Hang our host is showing us how to make Grilled Fish Hanoi Style! - 97.0098

Baked Fish With Moroccan Charmoula

Healthy and delicious baked fish Moroccan style! A recipe that will become part of your family menu! - 116.9

Almond Briwat (springrolls)

Almond briwat are a staple Moroccan cookie - these sweet triangular almond springrolls are bites of happiness! - 120.238

Part1: Chocolate Briwat / Briouates Au Chocolat

Wonderful Moroccan briwats filled with chocolate!!! - 113.559

Mendiants - Chocolate Disks With Toppings

A mendiant is a small chocolate disk topped with pieces of candied fruits and/or nuts. They are perfect for holiday gifts! and of course SUPER easy to make! - 108.672

Orange Blossom White Chocolate Mousse

This year, try an international menu for your holiday table! How about an airy light white chocolate mousse with a Moroccan twist as we flavor it with orange blossom water? Super easy and super delicious as always :-) - 127.738

White Chocolate Coconut Truffles

More truffles for the holiday season, this time with white chocolate!!! And of course, coconut just makes them better. You won't believe how easy they are to make! - 120.75

Walnut Cocoa Brownies - Holidays Special

You can never go wrong with chocolaty fudge brownies, so let's make some for the holidays!!! - 121.807

Heavenly Chocolate Mousse

Dark chocolate mousse is definitely one of my favorite desserts! Creamy, airy, chocolaty... the perfect dessert for a holiday dinner! It's so easy to make that you can learn it in this "1 minute" video!!! - 116.28

Dark Chocolate Truffles - Holidays Special

Dark chocolate truffles are an essential treat for the holiday season! You won't believe how easy they are to make!!! Also, they are the perfect homemade gift for your friends and family! - 119.862

Pumpkin Pudding Cake

Today we are making a super moist Pumpkin Pudding Cake that will be the highlight of your Thanksgiving menu!!! - 135.159

Zapiekanka With A Moroccan Twist

Zapiekanka is Polish open-face sandwiches (also known as French-bread pizzas) that I really enjoyed when visiting Poland. Today, to celebrate my collaboration with Master Chef Poland, we are going to make Zapiekanka Moroccan style! - 122.18

Rich And Moist Chocolate Cake

I asked my viewers to send me their best chocolate cake recipe to make for my birthday. Saoussane Boujmiraz sent me this wonderful recipe from A super moist and chocolaty cake made with just cocoa powder (no real chocolate necessary).... - 123.923

Mussels (moules) Moroccan Style

You love mussels but you never know how to cook them! After this video, your friends and family will think you are a professional chef once they taste these mussels cooked in a flavorful tomato sauce Moroccan style!!! Yum! - 117.305

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

Pumpkin puree is an essential ingredients for Fall recipes. If you can not find pumpkin puree in a can, no worries, you can make it at home! - 107.356

Homemade Chocolate Candies With Pumpkin Ganache - Halloween Special!

You like chocolate? You like pumpkin? Then let's make chocolate candies filled with pumpkin ganache!!! - 123.445

Caramel Chocolate Apples Homemade

No fall season is complete without some caramel apples! We are bringing it to the next level by dipping them in chocolate as well! Bonus recipe in this video: how to make walnut caramel candies with leftover caramel sauce! - 125.938

Meat Tagine Tfaya (with Eggs And Almonds)

Today we are making Meat Tagine Tfaya, a staple tagine that is served in special occasions in Morocco (e.g. wedding, birth, etc.). It's soft meat, topped with boiled eggs, and fried almonds all covered with a smooth flavorful sauce! yum! - 120.331

Potato And Ground Beef Gratin

Potatoes and ground meat are usually a winner in many dinner tables - so if you combine both you get the best dish of the night: Potato and Ground Beef Gratin! We are going to make it with a Moroccan twist using Moroccan spices in the meat! - 124.962

Savory Fekkas

Today we are making savory spicy fekkas, which is a Moroccan croquant best served with mint tea! - 112.702

Fig And Almond Clafoutis

Today we are making the perfect dessert to start Fall season: Fig and Almond Clafoutis. Delicious, warm, and earthy... - 120.388

The Perfect Milkshake

Today we are going to make the PERFECT milkshake - thick and smooth like it should be! 2 recipes: Peach Milkshake and Cookies & Cream milkshake!!! - 128.984

Bibimbap With A Moroccan Twist - Cookingwithalia Gangnam Style: Episode 6

I am in Seoul, Korea. In today's episode we are cooking Korean Bibimbap with a Moroccan twist. "Bibim" means "Mix" and "Bap" means "Rice" - this is a popular rice mix dish in Korea. The Moroccan twist is about using "Charmoula" spices to prepare all the... - 123.122

Chocolate Zucchini Cake- The Best Cake Ever!

It's Zucchini season and you do know what to do with it? Well, let's make the best chocolate cake ever! This cake is so moist and so flavorful that no one would believe you put zucchini in it! - 136.484

Fried Calamari

Fried calamari is one of the most popular fish dishes in Morocco, specially in the North and during summer time. In this video, I will show you how to properly clean and cut the squid and also how to have the tender calamari rings like you have never had... - 137.549

Mini Chicken Bastilla / Pastilla - Briwat Special Episode 4

Bastilla is probably one of the most famous Moroccan dishes! A unique mixture of sweet and savory of chicken, eggs, and almonds! A must try! Here is a way to make an easy and quick mini Chicken Bastillas! - 129.165

Rolling And Cooking Briwat - Briwat Special Episode 3

Briwat are delicious Moroccan spring rolls. In today's episode we will learn how to roll the briwat as: 1- cigars (cylindrical shape) 2- briwat (triangular shape) 3- Bastilla (round shape) For cooking, you can either fry them in vegetable oil until they... - 101.917

Vegetarian Filling - Briwat Special Episode 2

Briwat are delicious Moroccan spring rolls. Today's episode is about how to make "Vegetarian Filling" used in briwat and also bastilla. Next episode, we will learn how to fold and cook the briwat :-) - 103.141

Shrimp Vermicelli Filling - Briwat Special Episode 1

Briwat are delicious Moroccan spring rolls. Today's episode is about how to make "Shrimp Vermicelli Filling" used in briwat and also bastilla. Next episode, we will learn how to fold and cook the briwat :-) - 101.518

Almond Coconut Balls - Gluten Free Cookie!

A very special collaboration with my friend Bouchra from "Ma Fleur D'Oranger" to celebrate Eid. We made very easy delicious cookies with almonds and coconut! yum! Not only tasty but also gluten free! - 119.172

Green Bean Salad With Shallot Mint Vinaigrette - Tapas 5 With Chef Sandra Cordero

It's summer time. It's tapas time! Check out this special Summer Tapas Series with my friend Chef Sandra Cordero from The Cordero Negro. Fifth Tapas in our series of 5 Tapas is a delicious and refreshing green bean salad! - 121.728

Lamb Meatballs - Summer Tapas Series, Tapas 4 With Chef Sandra Cordero

It's summer time. It's tapas time! Check out this special Summer Tapas Series with my friend Chef Sandra Cordero from The Cordero Negro. Fourth Tapas in our series of 5 Tapas are delicious lamb meatballs! - 116.479

Traditional Garlic Shrimp - Summer Tapas Series, Tapas 3 With Chef Sandra Cordero

It's summer time. It's tapas time! Check out this special Summer Tapas Series with my friend Chef Sandra Cordero from The Cordero Negro. Third Tapas in our series of 5 Tapas is Traditional Garlic Shrimp! - 117.845

Goat Cheese Tostada With Date Jam - Summer Tapas Series, Tapas 2 With Chef Sandra Cordero

It's summer time. It's tapas time! Check out this special Summer Tapas Series with my friend Chef Sandra Cordero from The Cordero Negro. Second Tapas in our series of 5 Tapas is a Goat Cheese Tostada with Date Jam! - 119.902

Chilled Tomato Gazpacho - Summer Tapas Series, Tapas 1 With Chef Sandra Cordero

First Tapas in our series of 5 Tapas is the classic Tomato Gazpacho. Super easy chilled tomato soup that is refreshing in hot summer days! - 117.539

Pineapple Coconut Cake

Last year I took a trip to Hawaii and it was one of the best experiences of my life. That place was just magical: the smell, the views, the colors, the food, the people... When I came back home I wanted to cook something that reminded me of Hawaii, so I kind... - 132.138

Easy Apple Pastry (tarte Fine Aux Pommes)

Today I am going to show you how to make a super easy dessert called "tarte au pomme fine" which literally means "thin apple pie". If you are not a baker after this recipe you will become one! you will only need 3-5 ingredients! Who said baking was hard? I... - 119.518

Hotdog Puffs

Ramadan is here and Moroccan tables become a feast! Today I am going to show you how to make a "chhiwa" (a very tasty little thing) that is very easy to make. You can serve it as an appetizer or with Moroccan tea. It's tasty, cute, and only takes 3... - 117.555

Summer Smoothies - Easy

This morning I went to the farmers market and I got loads of fruits: oranges, mangos, nectarines, bananas, kiwis, etc. What are we going to do with all of them? I am going to show you how to make 2 super delicious, nutritious, and refreshing smoothies! They... - 142.314

Moroccan Seafood Tagine (homemade)

GETTING READY 1. Cut the tomatoes into half. Grate the tomato pulp with the seeds holding the skin side. Discard the skin. MAKING 2. In a tagine or pot heat olive oil on medium high. Add the grated tomatoes and bay leaf. Season with paprika, salt and black... - 138.161

Strawberry Tart (tarte Aux Fraises) - Homemade

GETTING READY 1. Brush melted chocolate at the bottom of Pate Sucree and keep it in the fridge till the chocolate hardens. MAKING 2. Fill the pastry cream into a piping bag and pipe it into the pate sucree. 3. Arrange the large strawberry slices around the... - 126.65

Pinwheel Cookies - Vanilla And Chocolate

GETTING READY 1. Line a baking sheet with foil and place a parchment paper on it. Set aside. MAKING For Vanilla Dough 2. In a mixer, put the butter and beat it till creamy. Scrape the sides of the bowl. 3. Slowly add the sugar while continuing to beat at... - 135.817

Jben - Moroccan Fresh Cheese

MAKING 1. Put a pot on medium high heat, pour milk and add salt. Heat it till it begins to bubble on the sides, but do not let it boil. 2. Transfer it into a large bowl and pour the buttermilk into it. Season with thyme and stir it well. Let it sit for at... - 116.167

Best Lemonade Ever!!!

MAKING 1. In a sauce pan add sugar, honey and pour 1 cup water. Put it on medium high heat and bring it to boil. Once boiled stir to dissolve the sugar completely. 2. Pour this mixture into a pitcher, add the lavender and let it steep. Let it cool to the... - 131.812

Cherry Chocolate Cake - Homemade

GETTING READY 1. Slice the cherry into half and remove the pit. Repeat this with all the cherries and set aside. 2. In a double boiler or microwave, melt the dark chocolate. Set aside. 3. Grease a cake pan or baking dish with butter. Place a parchment paper... - 132.903

Chocolate Coffee Tiramisu - Homemade

GETTING READY 1. MASCARPONE CREAM: In a bowl, add egg yolk and sugar. Beat them with an electric mixer till it turns creamy and whitish. Put the mascarpone cheese in batches while continuously beating till they are well combined. Set aside. 2. WHIPPED CREAM:... - 128.562

Tagine Of Chicken With Fennel

GETTING READY 1. Take the fennel bulb. Cut off the top stem and the bottom. Remove the outer hard layer. Cut it into half or quarters. Set aside. MAKING 2. In a pot, heat olive oil on medium heat. Add the onions and sauté for a few minutes or till they turn... - 126.879

Chocolate Date M'hencha (moroccan Pastry)

GETTING READY 1. In a bowl put the date paste and microwave it for 30 seconds. Set aside. 2. In another bowl add dark chocolate and butter. Put it in a double boiler or microwave and melt it till smooth while stirring. 3. FILLING: To the bowl with melted... - 128.044

Rfiss Tounsi - No Bake Date Cookies

How to make a super easy no-bake date cookies! - 111.766

Portuguese Coffee Lemonade (mazagran / Capile)

MAKING 1. In a glass, combine coffee with lemon juice. 2. Add in the sugar and stir to mix. SERVING 3. Add ice to the glass and serve chilled. - 99.2234

Salted Codfish With Cream - Portuguese Homemade

How to make a delicious Portuguese fish dish! - 117.894

Chocolate Chaussons / Turnovers Homemade

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 400 degree F or 200 degree C. 2. Line a baking pan with parchment paper and set it aside. MAKING 3. For chocolate filling, in a small bowl, mix together cream cheese with the chocolate spread (like Nutella). 4. In a separate... - 115.259

Beef Zucchini Tagine

GETTING READY 1. Cut both tips of zucchini and then slice it into half lengthwise. If the zucchini is bigger you can quarter them. MAKING 2. Place a pot over medium heat and drizzle the vegetable and olive oil in it. 3. Add salt, pepper, ground ginger,... - 117.79

Avocado Guacamole

GETTING READY 1. Cut avocado into half, scoop out the pulp and place it in a bowl. MAKING 2. Mash the avocado pulp and add freshly squeezed lime juice to it. 3. Add chopped tomato, onion, jalapeno, and cilantro. Mix well. 4. Season with salt and... - 120.119

How To Make Sushi Rice - Easy

Today we have special guests: my friends Roy and Miwa! As you can guess, they are from Japan. We are going to make sushi rolls today! Sushi is very popular in Japan and many other countries! In Japan, you can find both fancy places and cheap places that serve... - 117.109

Sesame Ghriba (moroccan Gluten Free Cookie)

Delicious gluten-free sesame Moroccan cookies! - 120.732

Mango Strawberry Lassi (indian Yogurt Beverage)

MAKING 1. In a blender, add fresh strawberries, mango, sugar, and yogurt. Blend well. 2. Add water, as needed to get desired consistency. SERVING 3. Garnish with strawberry slice and serve immediately. - 117.4

Sushi: Tuna Roll, Homemade!

MAKING 1. For egg roll, in a bowl combine egg and salt. Whisk well. 2. In a non-stick pan, heat a little bit on oil over medium-high heat. 3. Pour half of the egg mixture into the hot pan. When the egg is almost firm, using a fork, roll the omelette and push... - 119.01

Sushi: California Roll, Homemade!

MAKING 1. On sushi mat, place seaweed sheet smooth side down and put cooked rice on it. Using a wooden spoon spread the rice, making sure to leave 1- ½-inch space around the edge of seaweed sheet. 2. Place avocado slices in the center, and then add bell... - 117.354

Tres Leches Mexican Flan

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F or 180 degree C. MAKING 2. In blender, add egg, vanilla, orange zest, and salt. 3. Pour evaporated milk, condensed milk, and regular milk. Blend well. 4. For caramel, place a skillet on medium high heat and pour... - 120.734

South Indian Chicken (chettinad Chicken)

GETTING READY 1. In a bowl, marinate chicken in plain yogurt. Set aside for 30 minutes. MAKING 2. In a pan heat oil on medium. Put cinnamon stick, cardamom and cloves. Add the onions and sauté for a few minutes till they are golden brown in color. If they... - 130.537

Endive Salad

I am going to show you how to make a super delicious salad using endives. Many people do not know what to do with it because they find it bitter or they dont know how to cook it. Today I am going to show you 2 things: first, how to cut an endive properly to... - 127.701

Alia's Tips: Homemade Vinaigrette!

Quick tip for today: how to make homemade vinaigrette. No need to buy from the store anymore because after this video you will know how to make it yourself! - 106.528

Marble Cake Recipe - Super Moist!

GETTING READY 1. Grease a bread pan with butter. Place a parchment paper on it and cut off the extra edges. Set aside. MAKING 2. In a large bowl, break the eggs, add sugar and using electric beater beat it till it turns thick, frothy and off white. 3. Add... - 119.149

Vermicelli Moroccan Style

GETTING READY 1. In a bowl, place the Chinese vermicelli. Pour boiling water over it and soak for 10 minutes. 2. When the noodles are soft, cut them with scissors to shorten them. 3. Drain into a colander and set aside. MAKING 4. In a pan, heat olive oil on... - 119.044

Steamed Moroccan Chicken

GETTING READY 1. Rub the chicken thoroughly with salt and lemon and rinse in water at least 3 times. Pat dry and tie the chicken legs and breast with a kitchen twine to make it compact. Stuff the cavity with lemon rind and cilantro leaves. 2. MARINADE: In a... - 120.788

The Best Gluten Free Cookies Ever! Homemade Recipe With Ariyele!

You can not eat gluten? You can not eat grain? No worries, Ariyele is showing us how to make the BEST gluten free cookies ever! Super easy recipe that for sure will make you smile! - 129.326

Crème Fraîche Homemade

Creme fraiche has a nutty flavor and is a bit sour, but less sour than the U.S. sour cream. It is creamy but less dense the cream cheese. You can use creme fraiche in multiple recipes. You can also use it with sauces because it does not curdle with heat. It... - 107.821

Moroccan Spinach Salad (bakkoula Style)

Today we are cooking spinach the Moroccan way, following Mallow style, or what we call in Morocco Bakkoula. A delicious blend of greens, olives, and spices. yum! - 130.832

Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Spread (nutella Style)

Homemade chocolate hazelnut spread (Nutella style) with fresh hazelnut, dark chocolate, and other ingredients that will make you say yum! - 119.189

Tarte Au Chocolat (chocolate Tart) - Valentine's Day Special

How to make Chocolate Tart a to-die-for dessert that is very easy to make! This can be an ideal dessert for a Valentine's Day dinner! You can either purchase the dough already made from the store or make it yourself (check out my recipe on how to make Pate... - 120.265

Pâte Sucrée (sweet Dough)

How to make Pâte Sucrée (sweet dough) used in many types of pies, especially the ones with a filling that does not required cooking such as custard, cream, etc. - 116.518

Rfissa With Rziza Recipe - Part Ii: How To Make Rziza (razzad Al Khadi)

This recipe is a type of Rfissa called Rfissa with Rziza, there the pancake is Rzizza or Razzat al Kadi (judge's turban) which is a sort of thready pancake that looks like a turban. The rziza is topped with chicken cooked with fenugreek. - 108.81

Rfissa With Rziza Recipe - Part I: How To Make The Chicken

Rfissa is a very traditional Moroccan dish made of a sort of pancake topped with chicken and sometimes lentil. - 106.761

Kings' Pastry / Galette Des Rois Homemade

Galette Des Rois (Kings' Pastry) is a traditional French cake made in January to celebrate Epiphany. It's a delicious pastry filled with almond cream. yum! - 121.096

Moroccan Walnut Chocolate Cookies

Delicious Moroccan butter cookies topped with chocolate and walnuts! Perfect gift for the Holidays! - 125.037


Today I am going to show you how to make Harira. Harira is the Queen soup of the Moroccan table especially during Ramadan. We eat it every day, for 30 days in a row, during Ramadan and we never get tired of it! It's delicious, nutritious, and simply amazing! - 129.864

Honey Lemon Tea

How to make a quick Lemon Honey Tea to sooth your throat when you have a cold! - 119.559

Coconut Chocolate Balls

Super easy, 3 ingredients, coconut chocolate sweets! They are gluten free and require no baking! - 121.275

No Bake Chocolate Fekkas

GETTING READY 1. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Set aside. MAKING 2. In a large bowl, put the powdered crackers. Add chopped walnuts and dried fruits and mix well till well combined. 3. Put the dulce de leche and using clean hands mix them well to... - 120.673

Walnut Ghriba

GETTING READY 1. In a food processor, grind the walnuts to powder. Transfer in to a large bowl. 2. In a mortar, put the mastic pebbles with 1 teaspoon granulated sugar and crush it with a pestle (if using mastic). Transfer it into the bowl with walnut... - 124.178


During my last visit to Morocco, I went to meet the founder of Ch'hiwatine. Ch'hiwatine is a new company that prepares and delivers high quality authentic Moroccan food in Casablanca. Not only I get to know more about them but they also shared with us the... - 124.099

Pumpkin Pie With A Moroccan Twist

The Holiday season is back and Thanksgiving dinner is one of my favorite meals in the U.S. Today, I wanted to celebrate a fusion of cultures by making a Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie with a Moroccan twist! A nice surprise to your Thanksgiving dinner! - 136.493

Sweet Dough

How to make sweet dough which is the base of many French pies and tarts. - 105.044

Strawberry Tiramisu

The classic recipe of Tiramisu has a coffee/chocolate flavor, but today we are making a strawberries tiramisu, a perfect dessert to end a meal or snack during the hot summer days! In Italy, every family has their own Tiramisu recipe, so it's always a surprise... - 124.349


I am still in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia! My friend Eman is showing us how to make a popular Arab egg dish called Shakshuka - it's perfect for breakfast! Many countries share a similar dish and that just adds to the beauty of how food can be an unlimited mean of... - 119.648


I shot this video in my last day in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - where I met many amazing people and had a wonderful time! Per many requests from viewers, I asked my friend Eman to show us another recipe that is popular in Saudi Arabia: Sambusa! Sambusa is very... - 127.129


I am in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia! My friend Eman is treating us for an amazing Saudi dish: Saleeg! Roasted chicken over porridge-like rice mixture... one word: DELICIOUS! - 120.741

Roasted Almonds Moroccan Style

Today's quick tip on how to spice up your almonds Moroccan style! - 126.939


Today we are making a Middle Eastern milk pudding called "Muhallabia". It is usually made with rose water, but today my grandmother is making it the Moroccan way with orange blossom water. This recipe is super easy, super refreshing, and super delicious! It's... - 118.309

Moroccan Warka Dough - Part Ii

Paul Wolfert is showing us a super easy method for making Warka at home! Warka is a Moroccan dough (a bit similar to phyllo dough) that has an amazing crunch! Many Moroccan staple dishes are make with Warka such as Bastilla, Briwat, and so on. The recipe is... - 102.397