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 [...]
The Team at Fez Cooking School: Dreams and Passions Get to know the team members at 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. [...]
Moroccan Mrouzia Recipe: Moroccan Mrouzia Recipe is an old and traditional Moroccan Tagine of meat, raisins, almonds and honey, widely spiced and sticky sweet. It’s our must dish to prepare days after Eid al Adha when extra meat is on hand from the Eid [...]
Unexpected spin offs whilst in lockdown, the Fez cooking school has discovered ways of allowing travellers to continue travelling during Covid19
How traditions are mixed and reinvented at the palais amani. The end of year olive trees make a wish come true, if you are the lucky one to add the first decoration. The amani wishing tree tradition has been created by the staff at the Palais Amani, and its magic is contagious.
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 [...]
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 [...]
New years wishes from all at the Palais Amani! Out with the old and in with the new As the year comes to an end we all tend to list what has gone on in the year past and take a moment to think [...]
Palais Amani: a memorable day, or how to learn the secrets of Sephardic cooking at the Fez Cooking School.
Palais Amani: a memorable day, or how to learn the secrets of Sephardic cooking at the Fez Cooking School. We recently welcomed the Singer’s for a Sehardic cooking workshop. Their appreciation of what turned out to be a whole day is so evocative of [...]
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 [...]