Modern Moroccan dinner menu Seasonal, accessible ingredients make this menu pop Moroccan Spiced Lamb Meatballs Meatballs are easy to make, and they’re a good way to get everyone at the party involved in the cooking. Petrie peps up this familiar food with fresh ginger along with the fragrant Moroccan spice blend ras el hanout. A razor-sharp grater, such as a Microplane, makes quick work of finely shredding ginger and garlic. If you don’t have one, simply mince those seasonings into a paste. View recipe: Moroccan Spiced Lamb Meatballs More: Throw a party that cooks! Pinterest Warm Chickpea, Red Pepper, and Spinach Salad with Harissa To create this bright-tasting but sultry salad, Petrie starts with classic Moroccan roasted vegetables and then adds fresh spinach and a sherry vinaigrette. View recipe: Warm Chickpea, Red Pepper, and Spinach Salad with Harissa More: Throw a party that cooks! Saffron Couscous Saffron and caramelized carrot wisps give this couscous vibrant aroma and flavor. View recipe: Saffron Couscous More: Throw a party that cooks! Chèvre with Pistachios and Honey What a crowd-pleaser: This combination of warm, tangy cheese, aromatic honey, and salty nuts is ridiculously delicious and addictive. Even better, the dish takes just a few minutes to make. Wine Pairing: Foxen Chenin Blanc 2007 (Santa Maria Valley; $20) View recipe: Chèvre with Pistachios and Honey More: Throw a party that cooks! Almond Butter Crescents Warmed with a hint of cinnamon, these delicately sweet cookies have a slightly sandy texture and taste great with a glass of Moroccan mint tea. View recipe: Almond Butter Crescents More: Throw a party that cooks!