Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Capital Cooking September Showtimes

Looking for a way to spice up dinnertime at home? On the newest episode of Capital cooking, Lauren DeSantis teaches how to cook an exquisite Moroccan Meal filled with Morocco’s famous spices and flavors.

Lauren will start off with the famous, Chicken Tagine, a chicken entrée based on a Moroccan spicy stew that simmers in a special pot called the tagine. The stew will consist of tomatoes, garlic, onion, preserved lemons, and chicken stock that makes this Moroccan dish authentic. As a complement for the Chicken Tagine, DeSantis will make cous cous with chicken broth and some of the juices of the tagine.

As the chicken dish simmers, Lauren will teach how to bake the famous Moroccan Serpent Cake. This famous Moroccan dessert is a crescent-shaped pastry coiled like a snake and made of an almond paste finely rolled up in filo dough. Lauren will also show how to make Amlou, a typical Moroccan breakfast dish that consist of a roasted almond paste spread over pita bread. DeSantis will bring it all together by serving these dishes with the Casablanca Cocktail, a distinctive Moroccan drink.

Don’t miss the opportunity of spicing up your kitchen with famous Moroccan recipes and tune into Capital Cooking with Lauren DeSantis. Capital Cooking is the first television show of its kind: a series exploring the culinary and cultural riches of our nation’s Capital.

Capital Cooking highlights cooking traditions of regional cuisine from all areas of the country as well as international dishes. Throughout the series, DeSantis will incorporate entertaining tips into the shows, will cook with local chefs, and will demonstrate how to make recipes with ingredients that viewers can find at local grocery stores and farmers’ markets. Visit www.captialcookingshow.com for more information on upcoming events and http://captialcookingshow.blogspot.com for daily updates

Some of the September Showtimes


Taste of Morocco

Time slot during the 4th week of the month, Mon@1130p, Thurs@930a, and Wed @4am.

KDHX Charter Cable Channel 21 in St. Louis, Missouri

Every Wednesday at 1p.m.

Food Blogger 1

ETV: Meet me in St. Louis

NLTV: American Classics

PCTV: Ethiopian

Columbia Access Television

Monday Wednesday Friday 5 p.m.

Photo by Shauna Alexander

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