Moroccan Roti John ~ Hashtag Believe

No doubt you’ve been wondering what Sister Madly does all day. It’s true that she doesn’t have much of an online presence, but that is for the benefit of the species as envy has been known to destroy nations. Still, that does little to dissuade the more curious amongst you, and as curiosity has been responsible for killing many a cat, Sister Madly has graciously provided a snapshot narrative of her quaint yet fashionable everyday life:

Gorgeous Sunrise! #Nature

Morning Devotionals w/cuppa sour cream. #SpiritualWalk

Cuteness overload! #Pets

DMV Heart Hands! #BestDayEver

Molecular Gastronomy at the hottest new bistro, Chomp. #YOLO

OMG so delish! #CleanEating

#ShowTheLove

Woo-Hoo! My Amazon Prime has arrived! #Blessed

What?! He knows he’s not supposed to play in the wok! #FollowYourBliss

Or wear my jewelry- why is he being so naughty? #Fashionista

A High-Society Girl at   #KnowYourWorth

Gorgeous Sunset! #Beauty

Well, look who’s sulking! #Introvert

Looking forward to a long soak in my favorite pothole. #HotMess

Unwinding with a glass of bay leaf water. #Believe

Now you may think that Sister Madly romanticized her daily routine, but truth be told life in the Madliverse is every bit as glamorous as depicted. While modesty may play a small factor in why she doesn’t engage in social media- and a most modest Moppet she is- Sister Madly just doesn’t have the patience to deal with all the haters who would criticize her spiritual walk or report her to the Humane Society whenever she makes Pet Dragon Fruit into a popsicle. The burial ground just isn’t big enough.

Yet.

MOROCCAN ROTI JOHN

  • Oil/ghee, for sautéing
  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • 1-2 chilies, chopped and seeded to taste
  • 1 TBSP garlic, minced
  • 1 TBSP ginger, minced
  • 1lb lamb mince
  • 1 TBSP Ras el Hanout
  • salt/pepper, to taste
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • crusty bread, such as baguette
  • yogurt, smoked gouda, harissa, for garnish

FILLING
Sauté onion until translucent; 8-10 min
Add chili, garlic, and ginger; sauté 10-15 min
Add ras el hanout; sauté until fragrant; 1 min
Remove from heat; set aside

Add lamb to skillet; sauté until cooked through
Add onion mixture to lamb; sauté 1-2 min
Remove from heat; allow to cool; 5 minutes

Add beaten eggs to lamb; mix well

PREPARATION
Heat oil in skillet over medium heat
Spoon egg mixture over slices of bread
Place bread slices filling-side down in skillet
Fry for 2-5 minutes, or until eggs are cooked
Flip bread over to toast outside (opt)
Remove from heat; add garnish
Serve open-faced or as a sandwich

THEME SONG: Pictures of You, The Cure

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31 responses

  1. It appears to be a most delightful routine.
    Oh, and Amazon was brilliant inventing Prime.
    Happy Monday

    Liked by 1 person

    January 28, 2019 at 5:11 AM

  2. I really think your pet is taking advantage of your generosity….very ungrateful…. and your days are much more exciting than my own…I am envious..

    Liked by 1 person

    January 28, 2019 at 9:23 AM

    • You know how Dragon Fruits are… a very temperamental breed.

      Sounds like you could use a long soak in a pothole… do you have any of those where you come from? ;c)

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      January 28, 2019 at 11:20 AM

      • I live in Michigan which you know very well… we exceed the national average for soakholes (potholes) 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

        January 28, 2019 at 11:27 AM

        • Well then, get yourself some bubbles, a rubber ducky or two… it’s amazing how relaxing a pothole bath can be… I’m sure the weather is most agreeable in Michigan this time of year.

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          January 28, 2019 at 11:34 AM

      • Weather is 12 Degrees feels like -2 … Soakholes are all frozen!

        Liked by 1 person

        January 28, 2019 at 11:38 AM

        • Well, that’s good news- it means the roads are smooth!

          Liked by 1 person

          January 28, 2019 at 11:43 AM

    • You have obviously forgotten Michigan Weather…. 8″+ from 1am to 8pm tonight.. I see Cthulhu in the clouds… and I hear him laughing

      Liked by 1 person

      January 28, 2019 at 11:46 AM

      • Why are you summoning Cthulhu in the winter? You KNOW you’re suppose to wait until after the last frost!

        Like

        January 28, 2019 at 11:53 AM

        • I think YOU summoned him…

          Liked by 1 person

          January 28, 2019 at 12:03 PM

        • I may have… would you be so kind as to spare him a room for the time being? They say he’s a most gracious house guest.

          Liked by 1 person

          January 28, 2019 at 12:13 PM

  3. KT

    Great post. Great day. To hell with social media. I always say those qualified to run a country are smart enough not to take the job. Perhaps it’s similar: Those with a voice worth hearing, smart enough to avoid social media.

    Liked by 1 person

    January 28, 2019 at 3:24 PM

    • I like your philosophy- there is much wisdom in your words, my friend.

      Like

      January 28, 2019 at 4:23 PM

  4. whenmarsmetsaturn

    Impressive hand hearting skills
    Immersive mind bending thrills
    10/10, this is dope!
    Animated dragon fruit
    Expounding frutti truth
    Onion, garlic and soap
    Froth forth and churn
    A roti john after
    Is going to burn burn burn

    Liked by 1 person

    January 29, 2019 at 1:51 AM

    • Now that is worthy of a Grammy! Destined to go platinum in no time.

      Liked by 1 person

      January 29, 2019 at 11:01 AM

      • whenmarsmetsaturn

        I’m Henry the Eight I am, is the only song worthy of a Grammy

        Liked by 1 person

        January 29, 2019 at 11:06 AM

  5. your dragon fruit reminds me of a pomegranate with whom i once hung out ~ she was very sweet

    Liked by 1 person

    January 29, 2019 at 9:36 AM

    • Hmm, a pomegranate… perhaps that is what Dragon Fruit needs, a companion…

      Liked by 1 person

      January 29, 2019 at 11:03 AM

      • Most likely. If he had a companion he no-doubt would stop wearing your jewelry. Why not take him with you next time you go to the DMV. I wouldn’t be surprised if you found in the parking lot there something like a pick-up with a load of walnuts or something like that in the back. For Dragon Fruit. The walnuts would be for Dragon Fruit. Companionship. You know…

        Liked by 1 person

        February 5, 2019 at 1:04 PM

  6. I think I would consider myself as smart as Sister Madly if I understood anything previous to the recipe. (Which looks great, by the way.) But that may be hubris. Is hubris.

    Liked by 1 person

    February 1, 2019 at 11:35 AM

  7. locksley2010

    An amazing glimpse into the world of Sister Madly. Thank you for sharing this, but one burning question is inspired: how was the molecular gastronomy?

    Liked by 1 person

    February 3, 2019 at 12:16 AM

    • Fresh and clean! Also, it left me unable to say anything dirty for hours after.

      Liked by 1 person

      February 3, 2019 at 9:56 AM

  8. locksley2010

    I cannot possibly think why….. that must have been some strong rosemary!

    Liked by 1 person

    February 3, 2019 at 10:06 AM

    • Rosemary is for remembrance, which allowed me to recall- albeit briefly- all the lyrics to Bowie’s greatest hits.

      I was also able to remember where I parked my car- again, briefly.

      Liked by 1 person

      February 3, 2019 at 10:31 AM

  9. locksley2010

    Well thank goodness for that! Hmm, if it worked briefly, then perhaps you should carry the smell of it with you to remember more things? That and think what stews you can have….. 🤔

    Liked by 1 person

    February 3, 2019 at 2:08 PM

    • That might cause one to remember things that never happened… which could be a lot of fun, actually.

      May have to try that.

      Liked by 1 person

      February 3, 2019 at 2:51 PM

  10. locksley2010

    Have fun! 😉

    Liked by 1 person

    February 4, 2019 at 11:01 PM

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