Archive for the ‘Cookery Courses In Marrakech’ Category

Visiting Marrakech in December

lunedì, novembre 13th, 2017

Although visiting Marrakech in December may involve packing a few items of warmer clothing for the evenings, the climate is by no means cold, in the European sense, despite the presence of the snow-capped Atlas, as temperatures range from a minimum 6 degrees at night to 19 during the afternoon and sunshine hours average a perfectly respectable 7 hours per day.

Visiting Marrakech in December – Events and Festivals

The month begins with Mawlid un Nabi, a festival marking the birth of the Prophet Muhammad. This is a day of prayer for Muslims combined with performances of the Prophet’s story through related poems and odes.

Visiting Marrakech in DecemberThis month also sees the staging of the renowned Marrakech International Film Festival, a long established event (scheduled to take place between the 2nd and 10th December) attended by national and international film makers including famous producers, directors and actors. (N. B. These dates could not be precisely confirmed at time of writing). Screens are set up in several places for free public viewings of films including the central ‘Place Jemaa el Fna’.

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Traditional Moroccan Cuisine: Kefta Mkaouara, a Moroccan Meatball Tagine

lunedì, settembre 18th, 2017

Featuring well-seasoned meatballs in spicy tomato sauce, Kefta Mkaouara is a wonderful example of traditional Moroccan cuisine. Here’s how to make it.

Traditional Moroccan Cuisine

In traditional Moroccan cuisine, Kefta Mkaouara is a classic dish prepared in a tagine (although you can also use a wide, deep skillet with lid). To make it, you will need the following ingredients (tsp = teaspoon/s; tbsp. = tablespoon/s).

For the sauce:

  • 2 lbs of fresh, ripe tomatoes; peeled, seeded & chopped
  • 1 very finely chopped medium onion
  • 1 1/2 tsp of paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp of cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 tsp of black pepper
  • 3 tbsp. of fresh, finely chopped parsley
  • 3 tbsp. of fresh, finely chopped cilantro (coriander)
  • 3 – 5 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1/3 of a cup of olive oil
  • 1 bay leaf

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(English) Moroccan Flavours – Bidawi Couscous & Seven Vegetables

lunedì, febbraio 1st, 2016

(English) Ras El Hanout – recipe for the finest of Moroccan spice blends

lunedì, settembre 21st, 2015

(English) M’rouzia recipe, a spicy-sweet Moroccan lamb tajine

venerdì, agosto 21st, 2015

(English) Themed Break Bargains in Marrakech

giovedì, dicembre 18th, 2014

(English) How to make couscous the traditional way

lunedì, settembre 22nd, 2014

(English) Marrakech recipe – ‘Gazelle Horns’, a tasty Moroccan patisserie

lunedì, marzo 17th, 2014

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(English) Learn to cook in Marrakech

venerdì, febbraio 7th, 2014

(English) Perfect couscous – Marrakech style! How to make perfect couscous

venerdì, marzo 15th, 2013

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