17 05, 2019

Why we should all be fasting during this Ramadan 2019

2019-05-17T18:46:41+02:00 May 17th, 2019|

Breaking the fast at Palais Amani at our Eden Restaurant The first week of fasting for Ramadan, the holy month for all practicing Muslims, has just finished. Ramadan 2019 is now well underway.  But what exactly does Ramadan entail Ramadan is one of the 5 [...]

18 04, 2019

Moroccan Pessah

2019-04-18T16:21:51+02:00 April 18th, 2019|

What is Pessah? On the 15th of Nisan, the Hebrew calendar, begins a major and biblically derived Jewish holiday named Passover (i.e. Pessah). It refers to God “passing over” Jewish households during the 10th plague in Egypt, killing all of the first born but theirs. These sacred [...]

21 03, 2019

Fish and Foliage

2019-03-22T11:40:07+02:00 March 21st, 2019|

Fish and Foliage? Sardine Chermoula 'Mille Feuilles" Lightly fried sardines layered with the traditional ‘leaves’ of wafer thin pastry might sound like a strange combination, but the Sardine Chermoula ‘Mille feuilles’ (a million leaves as the traditional dessert is called in French) is a [...]

8 03, 2019

Moroccan Women Chefs, a rising awareness

2019-03-12T16:50:22+02:00 March 8th, 2019|

Moroccan Women Chefs, a rising awareness An unfortunate fact It is no secret that most of the world’s top chefs are men. It is also no secret that women create most of the fostered cuisines and homemade marvels. Morocco is no exception to this [...]

21 01, 2019

Gina Baske’s First Trip to Morocco

2019-03-12T16:51:09+02:00 January 21st, 2019|

Gina Baske's first trip to Morocco On her first trip to Morocco, Gina Baske looks out « through double-height windows across a stunning palace Riad courtyard from my second floor luxury suite, with adrenaline-fuelled excitement ».  Gina is « luxuriating in the impressive 100 square meters Grand [...]

23 11, 2018

Thanksgiving meets Eid Al Mawlid at Palais Amani

2019-01-21T16:45:27+02:00 November 23rd, 2018|

Thanksgiving meets Eid Al Mawlid at Palais Amani This year, two calendars meet. Thanksgiving meets Eid Al Mawlid and this very rare event necessarily called for celebrations at the Palais Amani. On November 22nd, we celebrated the birth of the prophet and Thanksgiving for all our in-house guests [...]