At Home In Morocco serves as a vessel to project Sahar’s passion for plant-based cuisine and to what inspired her to make her home in Morocco.

Join Sahar on her culinary journey in Fez, providing you with healthy vegan and vegetarian recipes inspired by her Middle Eastern background. Find out about some of Sahar’s secret shopping places, local joints, and insight of the day to day life in Morocco.

May 15, 2020

May 15, 1948

My Palestinian grandparents were forced to flee their homeland on boats heading to various nearby countries. The journey to the unknown destination of the boat was not long but long enough to still be re-told by my ninety-four year-old-dad sitting in his s...

September 29, 2019

While I am no stranger to refugee camps, the Ritsona refugee camp in Greece was nothing that I could have ever imagined. During my childhood in northern Lebanon, my family and I would visit distant relatives in the Beddawi camp. During that time the camp looked like an...

July 21, 2019

When setting out on a journey, do not seek advice from someone who never left home.

We all have our own path, and we all must walk it alone. However, we need to surround ourselves with those who fan our flames, those who can make us shine brighter. I’ve made a mistake i...

December 31, 2018


What a year it was!

I am sitting at a coffee shop in Istanbul reflecting on last year’s decision to move from Marrakech to Fez and the choice I made to start over. Sometimes all you have to do is trust that what is ahead is what is best for you. 

Fear is our bigg...

December 12, 2018

Hello December….I am ready for 2019!

It has been a heck of a ride in 2018, good, bad, full of surprises and blessings. December was full of new recipes, new experiences, new challenges, and an overall a busy month so far!

Not to mention the Vegan Festival….yes you heard...

October 25, 2018

Discover the Vegetarian Gastronomy and Culture of Morocco.

~ Join Sahar from December 7th to the 11th, 2018 on a culinary adventure that will allow you to understand the art of preparing delightfully, delicious meatless Moroccan meals using fresh seasonal ingredients at...

September 13, 2018

The Mediterranean coast of Morocco was the perfect place for me to unwind and get grounded. The last few months since moving to Fez were exhausting, trying to settle in and make my house a home took a big toll on me. As with many things in Morocco, nothing goes as it s...

July 22, 2018

July is a very special month for me, twenty-eight years ago I gave birth to my first child in July, two weeks after my birthday. This year July is extra special, on my birthday this year two of my best friends started a new chapter of their lives in two different parts...

June 24, 2018

Hello there, I miss you all and I am terribly sorry for disappearing on you for a long time. We moved from Marrakech to the ancient imperial city of Fez. I moved many times in my life, from one country to another but this time, this move was a special one. Many critici...

March 14, 2018

Zaatar is a spice and herbs mix commonly used in the Middle Eastern cuisine and Zeit is basically oil. This whole Zaatar o Zeit (Zaatar and oil) experience came to life here in Marrakech last week when I asked a family member coming from California to meet me half way...

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