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5 12, 2019

The Amani wishing trees

2020-04-30T16:08:16+02:00December 5th, 2019|

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.

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 [...]

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. [...]

11 06, 2019

Eid al Fitr in Morocco What is it

2019-06-11T11:03:29+02:00June 11th, 2019|

Eid al Fitr is an important date in the Muslim calendar as it marks the end of Ramadan. It marks the end of a month of fasting. It also marks the end of the most spiritual month is the Muslim Calendar. Eid al Fitr is [...]

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 [...]

24 08, 2018

The Last Couscous

2018-10-23T17:45:10+02:00August 24th, 2018|

Couscous, a traditional moroccan dish Every Friday like clockwork in households all over Morocco, carrots, courgettes, turnips are bought, cut and cooked in order of their density. Seasonal vegetable variations such as aubergines and peppers in the summer, rich red pumpkin in the autumn or [...]

29 05, 2018

Artichokes announcing the approach of summer

2018-05-29T16:08:30+02:00May 29th, 2018|

This week in the medina in Fez, the market stalls are piled high with artichokes, which is always a sign that summer is just round the corner as their abundance tends to precede a spate of much warmer weather in this part of North [...]