Events in Marrakech

Traditional Moroccan Sweets – Chebakia

Traditional Moroccan Sweets – Chebakia

Wonderfully fragrant, crunchy, yet chewy and altogether delicious, chebakia cookies are among the most delightful traditional Moroccan sweets to taste. Here’s how to make them…

21 February 2019 Read more
Traditional Moroccan Dishes: Matbucha (Moroccan Tomato Salad)

Traditional Moroccan Dishes: Matbucha (Moroccan Tomato Salad)

Deliciously tasty, especially when served cold with fresh, warm pitta or crusty bread, Matbucha is a typical example of a traditional Moroccan dish that can be enjoyed on its own or used as a sauce or...

28 September 2018 Read more
Traditional Moroccan Dishes - Hout Quari

Traditional Moroccan Dishes - Hout Quari

Hout Quari is a relatively unfamiliar dish but a tasty example of fast food, Moroccan style. Here's how to make this delicious 'sardine ball sandwich'.

14 July 2018 Read more
Six Must-Try Moroccan Dishes

Six Must-Try Moroccan Dishes

A visit to Marrakech is not complete until you’ve sampled at least a few of the delicious traditional Moroccan dishes served all over the Ochre City. Here are some of our favourite must-try Moroccan...

07 December 2017 Read more
Traditional Moroccan Cuisine: Kefta Mkaouara, a Moroccan Meatball Tagine

Traditional Moroccan Cuisine: Kefta Mkaouara, a Moroccan Meatball Tagine

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

18 September 2017 Read more
Moroccan Flavours - Bidawi Couscous & Seven Vegetables

Moroccan Flavours - Bidawi Couscous & Seven Vegetables

Typically served on a large platter as a mound of semolina with the meat and vegetables placed with their broth into the central crater, this delightful dish provides a scrumptious taste of Morocco. T...

01 February 2016 Read more
Ras El Hanout - recipe for the finest of Moroccan spice blends

Ras El Hanout - recipe for the finest of Moroccan spice blends

Used mainly by Moroccans in elaborate, celebratory dishes, the aromatic, complex spice blend known as Rass, or Ras El Hanout (literally translated as 'head, or top, of the shop'), is prepared by grind...

21 September 2015 Read more
M'rouzia recipe, a spicy-sweet Moroccan lamb tajine

M'rouzia recipe, a spicy-sweet Moroccan lamb tajine

The M'rouzia is a delicious Moroccan tagine combining lamb, raisins, honey and almonds and a selection of herbs and spices, including Ras El Hanout, to make a deliciously sweet and spicy dish. Here is...

21 August 2015 Read more
How to make couscous the traditional way

How to make couscous the traditional way

How to make couscous the traditional way - The Couscoussier, a vital Utensil in Traditional Moroccan Cooking.

22 September 2014 Read more
Moroccan Patisseries

Moroccan Patisseries

While Moroccan meals typically conclude with a helping of fresh fruit (figs, dates, oranges with cinnamon), or just a mint tea, the most common dessert is a selection of classic Moroccan patisseries,

17 March 2014 Read more
Perfect couscous - Marrakech style! How to make perfect couscous

Perfect couscous - Marrakech style! How to make perfect couscous

Couscous is a versatile staple of Moroccan cuisine. It comes in two forms, the standard 'as-nature-intended' version or pre-steamed, although the latter, despite being easy and quick to make, tends to...

15 March 2013 Read more
How to make Marrakech Stuffed Flatbreads (Khobz Bishemar)

How to make Marrakech Stuffed Flatbreads (Khobz Bishemar)

Bread, in some form or other, is served with most meals in Morocco. In Marrakech, as everywhere else in the country, it is normal to prepare bread at home each morning and then have it baked in the tr...

15 February 2013 Read more
A simple Pastilla recipe - Traditional Moroccan Pastilla Made Easy

A simple Pastilla recipe - Traditional Moroccan Pastilla Made Easy

You may have heard of it but what is it? As our article 'What is Pastilla?' explains, a Pastilla is a sweet and savoury Moroccan pie, most commonly filled with pigeon meat, dusted with icing sugar.

14 August 2012 Read more
What is Pastilla?

What is Pastilla?

What is Pastilla? A sweet and savoury meat pie made with crisp filo pastry, a Pastilla is a traditional Moroccan dish, usually made with squab (young pigeon).

14 May 2012 Read more
Moroccan Cuisine

Moroccan Cuisine

One of the most sensual in the world, Moroccan food attracts our senses of smell, sight and taste in a way that few other cuisines can better, due largely to the use of characteristic Moroccan spices....

03 October 2011 Read more
Easy and Authentic Recipe for Moroccan Lamb Tagine

Easy and Authentic Recipe for Moroccan Lamb Tagine

This simple tagine recipe for the classic Moroccan lamb dish is so straightforward that one is virtually guaranteed a perfect result every time. Indeed, the hardest part of this whole recipe is probab...

22 August 2011 Read more
3 Top Tagine's - The best of Marrakech cuisine

3 Top Tagine's - The best of Marrakech cuisine

Les Borjs de la Kasbah, one of the best character hotels in Marrakech, has compiled the best recipes for Tagine, the quintessentially Moroccan dish. Bursting with aromatic spices and flavour, a meat t...

04 February 2011 Read more