Cooking in Marrakech: the 10 unmissable culinary highlights

The couscous 


of course! Friday is even better because tradition has it that couscous is a dish that is shared on holy days. And the holy day is Friday for Muslims.


Cooking in Marrakech: the 10 unmissable culinary highlights

Gazelle Ankles


is a small cake made with orange blossom and marzipan. It is one of the culinary specialties of Morocco. Once you have tasted it, it will be difficult to do without it…


Cooking in Marrakech: the 10 unmissable culinary highlights
 

The Tanjia Marrakchia


 You cannot miss this traditional dish from the city of Marrakech. Traditionally, it is prepared with lamb shank, one or more candied lemons, a few spices, garlic, and water. All in an amphora that is covered and placed in the embers or the oven.


Cooking in Marrakech: the 10 unmissable culinary highlights
 

The pastilla


If you are a fan of sweet and savory, this dish is for you. Prepared with pastry sheets, almonds, honey, and chicken, our favorite can be eaten in Jemaa el Fna square in the evening.

Cooking in Marrakech: the 10 unmissable culinary highlights

 

Amlou


or “Berber Nutella”… it is a culinary preparation made from three ingredients: honey, almond, and argan oil. A DELICE! …and it makes local business work.


Cooking in Marrakech: the 10 unmissable culinary highlights
 

Mint tea


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Cooking in Marrakech: the 10 unmissable culinary highlights
 

The Briouates


 which are small puff pastry sheets filled with vegetables, cheese, or meat, are excellent appetizers…

 
Cooking in Marrakech: the 10 unmissable culinary highlights

Grated carrot salad


 It's probably not the best meal, but there's something for everyone... Ladies, when you've overdosed on rich dishes, this salad will surely be welcome. It hides a mystery ingredient. To discover!

 
Cooking in Marrakech: the 10 unmissable culinary highlights

Msemens


are Moroccan pancakes that can be eaten at your fingertips with cheese, honey, or jam. They are perfect for breakfast to start the day off right.


Cooking in Marrakech: the 10 unmissable culinary highlights
 

Tagines


(haha, did you think we had forgotten about them?) are the “tops” of Moroccan cuisine! You can find them everywhere and in multiple tastes (vegetables, chicken - candied lemon, lamb - prunes)! Everyone loves them. You will not leave Marrakech without having tasted one!


Cooking in Marrakech: the 10 unmissable culinary highlights

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