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 [...]

20 04, 2021

HARIRA: Traditional Moroccan Soup

2021-04-28T01:05:52+02:00April 20th, 2021|

Harira: The Traditional Ramadan Moroccan Soup Harira is a traditional Moroccan soup of tomato, lentils, and chickpeas. Wonderfully fragrant with zesty seasoning, it often ranks high on lists of must-try Moroccan foods. It’s a popular offering in Moroccan homes and restaurants, and you can [...]

5 04, 2021

Moroccan Skhina Recipe

2021-04-05T19:16:51+02:00April 5th, 2021|

Moroccan Skhina Recipe: For Moroccan Jews, the end of the Passover holiday is not complete without a Mimouna feast; and at its centre is Skhina.  We can largely consider Skhina to be the Jewish version of Moroccan tajine. There’s one process to make it [...]