26 05, 2023

Pottery in Morocco « Veritable Art of Living »

2023-05-26T20:57:48+02:00May 26th, 2023|

Pottery in Morocco « Veritable Art of Living » Morocco is famous for its pottery, covered with complex geometric, arabesque and floral patterns.  You’ll find earthen dinnerware, serving pieces, cookware and vases for sale in the souks, pottery workshops and artisan-led ateliers. Most Moroccan [...]

28 04, 2023

Saffron – The Red Gold of Morocco

2023-05-02T03:39:51+02:00April 28th, 2023|

Saffron - The Red Gold of Morocco Saffron - known as Red Gold - is one of the most expensive spices in the world by weight.  This spice derived from a small purple crocus ( Crocus sativus or the "saffron crocus”) gives a rich golden-yellow hue [...]

4 04, 2023

Orange Flower Water Distillation

2023-04-04T04:13:19+02:00April 4th, 2023|

At this time of year, Fez is filled with the heavenly scent of orange blossom. Bitter orange, also known as bigarade orange, is the only tree to have leaves, fruit and flowers at the same time. In Moroccan mythology, the orange tree symbolises paradise [...]

16 03, 2023

Intermittent Fasting During the Month of Ramadan

2023-03-27T05:33:12+02:00March 16th, 2023|

Intermittent Fasting During the Month of Ramadan Muslims practice intermittent fasting during the month of Ramadan. And interestingly the practice has spread across the world in recent years due to the belief that intermittent fasting improves our health - benefits are said to include [...]

30 01, 2023

Traditional Moroccan Spices

2023-01-30T19:46:13+01:00January 30th, 2023|

Morocco Cuisine, Moroccan Spices: When we say Moroccan cuisine, we say Moroccan Spices. From tangines and spiced almond pastries to zaalouk (a smokey aubergine purée). Moroccans use over 30 spices in their cooking. And delicious as they are, Moroccan spices really are for more [...]

9 04, 2022

Make your own Moroccan Flavour: Orange Blossom Water

2022-04-09T22:27:28+02:00April 9th, 2022|

Make your own Moroccan Flavour: Orange Blossom Water Orange Blossom water, the sweet scent of Fez Medina, is scented water frequently found in almost every Moroccan house. Applied as a perfume and freshener or used in traditional Moroccan recipe. Orange Blossom Water is will [...]

1 11, 2021

Sephardic Jewish Food in Morocco

2021-10-31T20:54:45+01:00November 1st, 2021|

The North African Jewish cuisine of Morocco is influenced not only by Jewish traditions but also the Mediterranean and Arabic cultures that surround them.  During Spain's infamous Inquisition, Jews were forced to flee the country for more welcoming shores.  Many of these refugees landed [...]

28 06, 2021

Sellou The Traditional Moroccan Ramadan Recipe

2021-08-01T21:16:41+02:00June 28th, 2021|

Sellou, an unbaked Moroccan sweet made from toasted unhulled sesame seeds, fried almonds, and flour that has been browned in the oven. Sellou is traditionally served during Ramadan with Harira and after childbirth, when there's a greater need to restore energy and maintain good [...]