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Moroccan Bread, Rghaif, and Beghrir Recipes

Bread is a Moroccan staple, and it's served at almost every meal. Although bakery bread can be bought in most neighborhoods, many families still prepare their own bread and bake it in street ovens. The recipes below will show you how to make authentic Moroccan bread (khobz) at home. Rghaif – folded and fried doughs such as msemen and meloui – or crepe-like beghrir frequently appear alongside bread for breakfast, tea time or a snack.
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Moroccan Tuna Pizza with Vegetables and Olives
In Morocco, tuna is a very popular topping for pizza. Here's my version, using my oft-requested homemade pizza dough and sauce recipe.

Homemade Warqa Recipe - Homemade Brick Pastry
Try this easy method for making homemade warqa, which can be used to make bastillas, briouats and sweet pastries.

Moroccan White Bread Recipe - Khobz
Easy recipe for basic Moroccan white bread (khobz).

Moroccan Wheat Bread Recipe - Khobz dyal Zraa'
Adjust the amount of whole wheat flour to your personal preference when making Moroccan wheat bread (khobz dyal zraa').

Moroccan Stuffed Bread - Khobz B'Chehma
Onions, parsley, suet and spices make a delicious filling for this Moroccan stuffed bread.

Moroccan Semolina Bread Recipe - Khobz dyal Smida
Moroccan Semolina bread – khobz dyal smida – is easy to make. It's perfect for sandwiches, breakfast, tea time or serving with tagines.

Moroccan Barley Bread Recipe - Khobz Belboula
A crusty, chewy Moroccan bread. Cumin seeds are a traditional addition.

Batbout (Moroccan Pita) Recipe
Batbout is a soft Moroccan bread that is cooked stove-top. Like Middle Eastern pita bread, it has a pocket that can be stuffed with sandwich fillings.

Moroccan Krachel Recipe (Sweet Rolls with Anise and Sesame)
Krachel are Moroccan sweet rolls traditionally made with anise seeds, sesame seeds and orange flower water. Here's how to make them.

Beignets - Sweet Moroccan Doughnut Recipe
Even Morocco has a version of sweet, yeast-risen fried dough. Serve these beignets, or doughnuts, at breakfast or tea time.

Vegetarian Berber Pizza - Medfouna
This stuffed Berber flatbread has an onion, olive and herb filling. Make it as spicy as you like.

Croissant Recipe - Homemade Croissant Pastry Dough
Classic croissant pastry recipe.

How to Make Petit Pain au Chocolat - Chocolate Croissants
Photos showing how to make the classic French pastry, Petit Pain au Chocolat.

Chneik Recipe
These French rolled pastries are as delicious as they look.

How to Make Almond Croissants (Croissants aux Amandes)
Step-by-step photos showing how to make traditional Croissants aux Amandes, croissants filled with almond cream.

Day Old Bread Recipes - Ideas for Using Stale Bread
Moroccan bread is usually served fresh for each meal. Delicious as it is, it does tend to dry out quickly. So what can can you do with day old or stale bread? Here are some ideas for using old bread.

Moroccan French Toast - Recipe for French Toast with Day Old Bread
Use day old Moroccan bread to make French toast. Cut the stale flatbread into fingers to make it a finger food.

Homemade Bread Crumbs Recipe - How to Make Dry Seasoned Bread Crumbs
This is a great way to use day old bread. Dry seasoned bread crumbs can be used to bread vegetables, fish, poultry and seafood before frying.

Moroccan Bread with Sesame and Nigella Seeds - Khobz Mzaweq
This Moroccan bread recipe is flavored with sesame and nigella seeds. The top is decorated with an egg yolk wash and scored with a design – hence the name, khobz mzaweq (decorated bread).

Moroccan Whole Wheat Bran Bread Recipe
This Moroccan bread (khobz) recipe with whole wheat flour and bran bread yields flavorful and nutritious homemade brown bread.

Moroccan Bread with Wheat Bran (Nkhala)
Adding wheat bran to Moroccan white bread gives this khobz richer flavor and a chewy texture.

Moroccan Bocadillo Recipe - Bocadillo with Tuna, Olives, Potatoes and Harissa
Bocadillo is a Spanish word for a hoagie-style sandwich, usually prepared on a baguette. Although ingredients can vary, this version with tuna is particularly popular in Moroccan sandwich shops.

Stuffed Croissants Recipe - Croissants with Merguez Sausage
These savory stuffed croissants can be made with puff pastry or croissant dough.

Moroccan Semolina Sweet Rolls with Nigella and Sesame Seeds
These soft semolina rolls can be served for breakfast or tea time. Shape them smaller to offer as a dinner roll.

Moroccan Kefta Stuffed Rolls - Soft Sandwich Rolls with Ground Beef Filling
Soft sandwich rolls are stuffed with a Moroccan ground beef and olive filling.

Homemade Hamburger Rolls - Soft Sandwich Roll Recipe
These rich soft rolls are ideal for hamburgers and other sandwich fillers.

Moroccan Bread with Anise and Sesame Seeds
Moroccan bread (khobz or kesra) is sometimes flavored with seeds. This recipe features the popular combination of anise and sesame seeds.

Medfouna Rissani (Medfouna Tafilalt) - Traditional Stuffed Berber Flat Bread
This savory baked flat bread is stuffed with a meat, herb and spice filling. Hard boiled eggs and fried almonds are traditional additions.

Moroccan Bread with Anise and Sesame Seeds - Chefchaouen Style
This lightly sweetened bread with anise and sesame seeds is called fekosa in the northern Moroccan town of Chefchaouen.

Moroccan Msemen with Cheese
Recipe for making square-shaped Moroccan msemen filled with cheese -- a delicious tea time treat or snack which is best served hot from the griddle.

Stuffed Batbout with Kefta and Caramelized Onions and Peppers
These pan-fried breads feature a savory filling of ground beef with caramelized onions and peppers.

Stuffed Batbout with Chicken, Onions and Peppers
This version of pita-like bread features a savory filling of chicken, onions, peppers and cheese. Make it as zesty or as fiery as desired.

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