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 [...]

8 02, 2021

Monkfish Tangia with Capers and Moroccan Spices

2021-02-12T15:05:24+01:00February 8th, 2021|

The Moroccan Tanjia: A Moroccan Tanjia is a slow-cooked Marrakesh dish that is traditionally prepared in a clay pot called a Tangia. Rather than cook the meat at home, the Moroccan tangia would be brought to an oven adjacent to a "hammam," (Moroccan bathhouse), [...]

6 01, 2021

Cracked wheat Soup (dchicha dyal zraa’)

2021-01-12T13:17:47+01:00January 6th, 2021|

The Moroccan Cracked wheat soup makes the perfect light supper on a night when you’re not in the mood for much fussing in the kitchen but want something hot, delicious, and satisfying. The measures below yield a somewhat peppery broth; reduce the ginger and [...]

26 11, 2020

Pumpkin M’derbel Recipe

2020-11-26T13:45:25+01:00November 26th, 2020|

Pumpkin Mderbel Recipe: Pumpkin Mderbel is a traditionally cooked salad in Fez. The pumpkin paste itself is making a comeback as part of the assortment of salads served at wedding celebrations. In Morocco, we make this easy pumpkin paste ahead of time to freeze [...]

2 11, 2020

Moroccan Bread Types

2020-11-02T15:57:25+01:00November 2nd, 2020|

Moroccan Bread Types Nothing can beat a fresh-baked bread coming straight out of the oven with some melting butter inside and pure honey, paired with a hot steaming cup of mint tea… When it comes to Moroccan cuisine, bread is an absolute must-have. From [...]

28 11, 2019

The team, their dreams and passions – n°3

2019-11-28T13:12:21+01:00November 28th, 2019|

Dreams and passion Chef Houssam demonstration Get to know the team members of the Fez Cooking School, how they live their lives in the medina in Fez, why they are here and what they aspire to. They are honest from the heart. We are [...]

7 10, 2019

Honeyed Cardoons

2019-10-07T17:43:28+02:00October 7th, 2019|

What are cardoons? Cardoons are closely related to artichokes and are part of the thistle family. Unlike the artichoke, where you would eat the flower bud, the stems are the tasty part of a cardoon. Cardoons take some careful prepping, but they're definitely worth the [...]