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  • Writer's pictureAli Tadlaoui

Chebakia: The Ultimate Moroccan cookie

In my latest episode, "The Pleasures of Fasting," I gushed about chebakia; the cookie / pastry that is intimat

ely associated with breaking the fast during the month of Ramadan in Morocco. It is maybe the most difficult Moroccan sweet treat to make. In the attached clip you'll hear Mehdi Menouar, owner of Meska Sweets, a Moroccan bakery/patisserie in Englewood, NJ, share the high level steps involved in making chebakia from scratch. I'm going to try it. In the right mood. At the right time...

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