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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 [...]

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 [...]

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), [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

25 09, 2019

The team, their dreams and passions – n°2

2019-09-26T10:17:57+02:00September 25th, 2019|

Dreams and passion Picture by Othman Lackhar 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. We are delighted to [...]

1 08, 2019

The team, their dreams and passions – n°1

2019-09-25T14:20:39+02:00August 1st, 2019|

Dreams and passions This is the first in a series of interviews for you to 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. [...]

18 04, 2019

Moroccan Pessah

2019-04-18T16:21:51+02:00April 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 [...]