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5:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020
Sahar Elhallak (At Home in Morocco) presents Moroccan Zaalouk
3 medium-sized eggplants
2 large tomatoes
3-4 garlic cloves
1-2 tbsp chopped cilantro
1 tsp coriander
A handful of crushed walnut or fried pine nuts on top (optional)
4-5 dried tomatoes (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste
Sahar Elhallak is a certified vegetarian and vegan nutritionist. Her food represents her birth country Lebanon, her Palestinian roots and her adopted country Morocco. She was recently named a Rooted Everyday Ambassador and a Mediterranean food hero for advocating sustainable cooking and farming. She firmly believes that food connects us and knows no borders; what better way to be connected with others than to share the same vision for our Mother Earth. She advocates for a whole food diet that involves no additives or processing; that respects Mother Earth and sees her as a source of life, not a resource.
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