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Friday Recipe - Moroccan Fish Bastila (Pastilla)

Friday Recipe - Moroccan Fish Bastila (Pastilla) How to make the famous Moroccan Fish Bastila, a savory thin flaky pie stuffed with fish and vermicelli.  Your friends and family will be asking for more! Ingredients Ingredients of the Filling: 1/2 pound of squid 1/2 pound of white fish (tilapia, cat fish, etc.) 1/2 pound of peeled shrimp 1/2 cup of finely chopped cilantro 1 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice 4 oz of chinese vermicelli 1/2 teaspoon of crushed garlic A large pinch of saffron 1 teaspoon of paprika 1/4 teaspoon of cumin Red chili pepper (to taste) 1 teaspoon of salt (to taste) 1/4 teaspoon of pepper (to taste) Ingredients for the wrap: Spring roll pastry 2 egg yolks 4 tablespoons of butter Directions Steps to prepare the filling: 1- Cut the squid and white fish into small pieces. 2- Boil the squid pieces in water for 15 minutes before adding the white fish and shrimp to boil for another 10 minutes. 3- Remove the squid, fish, and